Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the continuing impasse over closing the war-on-terrorism detention facility at Guantanamo Bay and how powerful Congress can be when it uses its generally worded authority.
Michael Gerhardt from the University of North Carolina School of Law and Clark Neily from the Institute for Justice join our Jeffrey Rosen to discuss a timeless topic among constitutional law scholars: When is it appropriate for the courts to strike down laws passed by a legislature?
The United States Supreme Court resumes business later this month, with some high-profile cases on its docket. But the cases that aren’t making headlines are some of the most interesting in front of the Justices.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the issues of same-sex marriage and Obamacare as they head for dates with the Supreme Court.
A new two-year term starts for Congress on Tuesday, as Republicans take control of the House and the Senate. So what happens inside the Capitol when a new session starts under the Constitution?
The first full week of January will be a big one for the national debate over same-sex marriage bans, starting in Florida on early Tuesday and ending with a private Supreme Court conference on Friday.
Can you handle the truth about the Founders and the Constitution? From the vault of our Constitution Daily blog, here are 10 factoids that will impress your constitutionally minded and history loving friends!
It was on this day in 1959 that Alaska was admitted to the union as the 49th state- ending a process that started 13 years earlier.
Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts Jr. is embracing a big technological change for the Supreme Court, but it doesn’t involve the presence of cameras in the nation’s highest court.
January 1 is one of the most noteworthy days in American history, marking President Abraham Lincoln’s decision to issue the Emancipation Proclamation.