November 17, 2013
by Dan DeRight
JURIST Guest Columnist Neil H. Buchanan, of The George Washington University School of Law, says that Congressional failure to properly address the debt ceiling puts the Executive in an impossible situation with grave risks ...Last month, for the third time in a little more than two years, the US ...[read more]
October 30, 2013
by Sean Gallagher
JURIST Guest Columnist Anthony Infanti of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law argues that a coalition in favor of abolishing income tax joint filing may soon emerge... With the government shut down and debt ceiling crisis now behind us, the federal government has turned its attention to ...[read more]
December 24, 2012
by Sarah Steers
On December 24, 2009, the US Senate voted in favor of a bill to raise the federal borrowing limit, or debt ceiling, by $290 billion per the recommendation of the US Treasury Department. The bill had been approved by the House of Representatives on December 16, 2009. This debt ceiling increase was ...[read more]
July 16, 2011
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Contributing Editor Benjamin Davis of the University of Toledo College of Law, joined by JURIST Guest Columnists Michael Duff of the University of Wyoming College of Law, Craig Jackson of Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law and Leland Ware of the University of ...[read more]
December 26, 2009
by Steve Dotterer
The US Senate on Thursday approved a measure raising the federal borrowing limit by $290 billion. The bill was passed pursuant to recommendations by officials at the US Treasury Department that additional funding was necessary to continue government operations. HR 4314, which passed 60-39, amends... ...[read more]

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