In this commentary, Richard A. Arenberg says the potential for the Senate to extend its new filibuster rules to Supreme Court nominees should alarm Americans.
How realistic is Senator Ted Cruz’s proposed ban on the federal government or Supreme Court defining state marriage laws? It could be the longest of long shots, even though there is a constitutional provision for doing it.
On the third day of its new term, the Supreme Court will consider worker pay for security screenings and the privacy of statements in jury deliberations.
How can we reconcile Thomas Jefferson, thinker and revolutionary, with Thomas Jefferson, slave-owner? Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed joined WHYY’s Chris Satullo to discuss the people and stories of Monticello.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, says that Supreme Court’s decision to pass on rulings by three federal appeals courts on same-sex marriage doesn’t necessarily mean the Court is done with the issue.
Michael Gerhardt from the University of North Carolina joins the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen for an animated discussion about which Presidents should be considered “forgotten” for their constitutional legacies.
In this commentary, Elizabeth Wydra from the Constitutional Accountability Center looks to the Framers of the Constitution for guidance in assessing the constitutionality of NSA surveillance.
Is it a violation of the Constitution for a police officer to act on a misunderstanding of the law? That’s what the Supreme Court asked in its first case of the new term.
The Supreme Court’s decision to deny, for now, appeals in seven same-sex marriage cases means the unions will probably be legal in a majority of states, and for a majority of Americans, for at least the near future.
The U.S. Supreme Court denied on Monday seven petitions related to same-sex marriage cases, leaving case watchers in limbo and drawing attention to a pending Sixth Circuit appeals court decision.