Debate over President George W. Bush's frequent and aggressive use of statements to signal that he might not enforce bills he has signed has gained momentum over recent months. A milestone in the dispute came at the ABA's annual convention, with the overwhelming approval of a strongly worded resolution opposing the "misuse" of presidential signing statements as "contrary to the rule of law and our constitutional system of separation of powers." The controversy could careen toward the Supreme Court itself.
Could Supreme Court Settle Presidential Signing Scrap?
August 17, 2006