Erwin Chemerinsky and Michael Ramsey debate what the Constitution requires when it comes to Supreme Court appointments.
In the first of a two-part series, National Constitution Center constitutional literacy adviser Lyle Denniston looks at the Supreme Court’s unusual order to ask for more written arguments in the current Obamacare case in front of the eight Justices.
April 7 is a day celebrated nationally by beer lovers as a big anniversary near the end of Prohibition in 1933, when legal beer sales returned in the United States for the first time in 13 years.
What does Barack Obama have in common with George Washington, James Madison and Thomas Jefferson? All four presidents will go down in history as loving their beer, as well as their country.
In this commentary as part of our series on Supreme Court nominations with The Atlantic, Erwin Chemerinsky, the dean of the UC Irvine School of Law, looks at the possibility of a liberal-controlled Court in the near future.
A big win from Ted Cruz on Tuesday night in Wisconsin has fueled even more talk of a contested Republican convention in July. Here is how the numbers break down for the rest of the GOP primaries and what could happen if no one is the nominee heading into Cleveland.
On this day in 1789, the First Congress under our current Constitution met in its first joint session in New York and undertook an important order of business: confirming George Washington’s election as President.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how the Court’s one-person, one-vote decision may represent the essence of judicial compromise on a multi-member court.
Political journalist Jacob Weisberg provides a bracing portrait of America’s 40th president.
In a decision written by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court said on Monday that Texas can determine its voting districts based on total population numbers, and isn’t required to use a system based on numbers related to registered voters.