Columbia News followed up with David Pozen, a noted scholar of constitutional law at Columbia Law School, on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' consideration whether to extend a temporary stay of the travel ban.
With the presidential election just two weeks away, the latest polls suggest that Hillary Clinton will win, some saying her chances are better than 90 percent. But individual poll results vary widely and some still give Trump a chance of turning things around.
The last seven years have seen a slew of state laws enacted that require voters to have government-issued identification to combat in-person voter fraud. That, in turn, has set up a series of challenges to those laws, many of which have been scaled back or overturned by federal courts.
James Schamus is a longtime film professor at the School of Arts, where this fall he will teach courses on “Topics in American Film” and “The Western.” Last year, he was inducted into the 25 Year Club at Columbia.
John Santelli, a professor at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, says he was “quite happily surprised” by the decision, calling it “a great victory for women, for reproductive health, and for American medicine.” Here he discusses what it means.