From The Wall Street Journal
The Fifth Circuit ordered the Justice Department to explain whether courts indeed have the right to strike down a federal law.
A Judge is not sure what Pres. Obama wants the Courts to do.
The WSJ Law Blog has a transcript and audio of the judge’s comments, earlier reported by CBS News.
It is important, likewise, that the habits of thinking in a free country should inspire caution in those entrusted with its administration to confine themselves with in their respective constitutional spheres, avoiding in the exercise of the powers of one department to encroach upon another. The spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all departments in one and thus to create, whatever the form of government, a real despotism.
...George Washington ...