State officials say fossil fuel companies are defrauding the public. But in their zeal to win, are they violating constitutional rights?
James Ceaser of the University of Virginia and Luis Fuentes-Rohwer of Indiana University discuss the role of parties in the American constitutional system.
In a brief statement released through the Supreme Court’s press office, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has expressed regrets for her recent statements about GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.
In the current discussion over Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s comments about Donald Trump, some of her critics believe the Justice should recuse herself from any potential Court action deciding the 2016 election. But how often do these election-deciding scenarios occur?
Today is the birthday of the late former President, Gerald R. Ford, who went from being a college football star to the White House under the most unusual circumstances.
A public school board in Virginia, arguing that no one ever thought that separate restrooms for the sexes would be illegal, asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to delay a court order that it must provide equal access to those facilities for transgender students.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center, constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how the constitutional lines between what judges do, as compared to what political candidates and members of Congress and occupants of the White House do, may not be entirely clear and precise.
The current mania over the mobile game Pokemon Go is leading to a broader discussion of legal issues such as trespassing on private property and the liability of property owners potentially invaded by game players.
On July 13, 1960, Democratic Senator John F. Kennedy won his party’s nomination at a Los Angeles convention by leveraging the system of primary elections as a new factor in presidential campaigning.
Alexander Hamilton is enjoying a renaissance as a historical and cultural figure, but how much do you know about this influential Founding Father?