Today marks an important anniversary in American history: the congressional declaration of war on Japan on December 8, 1941. But since then, Congress has rarely used its constitutional power formally issue a war declaration.
The 2002 McCain-Feingold Act limits “soft money” political spending. Is it a violation of free speech?
The Supreme Court on Wednesday stretched out the schedule for filing written briefs in the new test case on transgender rights. Among other effects of the change will be that the new government of President-elect Donald Trump will get time to decide whether to get involved — and, if it wishes — to change federal policy.
From the Kaufman Center in New York, Intelligence Squared U.S.in partnership with the National Constitution Center presents a debate between four experts about the need to call a new Constitutional Convention.
The Supreme Court earlier this week issued its calendar of cases to be heard in January, but three significant cases weren’t on the list and may remain in limbo until a ninth Justice joins the Court.