Aspiring legal marijuana producers and vendors in Colorado and Washington state have a lot riding on a closed-door meeting today held by an obscure Treasury Department group, which faces some interesting constitutional issues about a “growing” industry.
Lyle Denniston looks at a Supreme Court precedent that allows police and spy agencies to access your cellphone call records dates back to 1979, and why the Court could take another look at that policy.
Do corporations have the same religious liberties as natural people? David Gans of the Constitutional Accountability Center and the CATO Institute’s Ilya Shapiro join Jeffrey Rosen for a detailed discussion about a hot constitutional issue.
Eight really big technology companies have asked the Obama administration to protect individual rights, under the Constitution. But how much sway do the Googles and Facebooks of the world have over decisions involving the legality of the NSA’s surveillance programs?
Today marks the 77th anniversary of King Edward VIII’s abdication in England in the 1930s, which highlights the constitutional differences in two nations between replacing a head of state.
Lyle Denniston looks at the effort to get the the Securities and Exchange Commission to rule on the matter of corporations being forced to disclose how they spend political campaign money.
Scott W. Gaylord from Elon University argues that there are four reasons why the Supreme Court will rule in favor of the Town of Greece in next year’s big public prayer decision.
Do corporations have the same religious liberties as natural people? David Gans of the Constitutional Accountability Center and the CATO Institute’s Ilya Shapiro joined Jeffrey Rosen for a detailed discussion about a hot constitutional issue.
Sunday marked 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.
National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen says although the Supreme Court upheld the centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act more than a year ago, last week the second round of legal challenges to Obamacare made their prime-time debut.