It was 69 years ago today that the Supreme Court handed down the Korematsu decision, which validated putting American citizens in internment camps during wartime conditions – based on their race or ethnicity.
The U.S. attorney general wants the Supreme Court to deny a request from Nebraska and Oklahoma to limit Colorado’s legalized commercial marijuana business.
On December 18, 1967, the Supreme Court ruled in Katz v. United States, expanding the Fourth Amendment protection against “unreasonable searches and seizures” to cover electronic wiretaps.
In honor of the holiday season, Michael McConnell of Stanford Law School and Marci Hamilton of the Cardozo School of Law debate the history and contemporary application of the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the scholarly debate over Donald Trump’s proposed Muslim ban and some possible court scenarios.
Long before the Beatles invaded America, a rock star took Europe by storm as part of the Revolutionary War: Benjamin Franklin.
Donald Trump isn’t a fan of Chief Justice John Roberts. The Democrats want Citizens United overturned. Look for the Supreme Court to be one of many issues as Campaign 2016 kicks into high gear in January.
On December 16, 1773, a group of Colonists destroyed a large British tea shipment in Boston harbor. So did this act of defiance light a fire that led to American independence within the next decade?
Top experts discussed the Magna Carta, James Madison, the Supreme Court and the Federalist Papers at all-day event live from Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center on December 15, 2015.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen and the University of Utah’s Paul Cassell talked about the 1966 U.S. Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona, in a special CSPAN event.