Today in 2005: The REAL ID Act is signed into law

May 11, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

On May 11, 2005, President George W. Bush signed the REAL ID Act into law. The purpose of the Act was to establish a national ID database, but with widespread state opposition, REAL ID has gone unimplemented.

Today in 1936: U.S. v. Butler is decided

Jan 6, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

On January 6, 1936, the Supreme Court decided U.S. v. Butler, which was the last Supreme Court ruling limiting congressional Taxing and Spending Clause power.

U.S. Constitution does require individual states to enforce their laws.

May 10, 2011 By: Legal Solutions

U.S. Constitution does require individual states to enforce their laws.