Return of the Kings: A Glance at Bush v. Schiavo

The practice group for which I volunteer is the “Federalism and Separation of Powers” practice group. Federalism
cases, with their emphasis on exploring the constitutional limits on the power of the federal government, sometimes receive far more attention than cases involving separation of powers. Last year, then, may have been an exception. At least one high profile Supreme Court case this year had serious separation of powers implications, and a state Supreme Court case that received a huge amount of media attention actually contained the most direct showdown between separate branches in several years....