California Governor Jerry Brown has a decision to make.
Kenji Yoshino of the New York University School of Law and Josh Blackman of the South Texas College of Law preview the new Supreme Court term that begins on Monday, October 5.
Today we celebrate the 91st birthday of former President Jimmy Carter. The Plains, Georgia-native is certainly unique in comparison with other Presidents.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how the founders would not have imagined a national government shutdown in a disagreement over national policy.
As the dust settles from John Boehner’s resignation, a quick look at the House’s official records shows how rare – and historic- it is for a Speaker of the House to quit during a two-year congressional session.
Largely a relic of U.S. history, secession has found new life in the Catalonia region of Spain.
To some it seemed like a technicality, but on this day in 1789, President George Washington succeeded in getting the First Congress to recognize the U.S. Army under the terms of our new Constitution.
Some presidential candidates want Pope Francis to stay out of American politics. Fifty-five years ago, another prominent Catholic confronted the tension between personal faith and public service.
On Monday, the Supreme Court justices reconvene in private to consider a huge number of new cases for its new term.
It’s a big day in American history as September 25 marks the moment that Congress approved a Bill of Rights with 12 amendments to the Constitution. So how did we wind up with only 10?