Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at one of the most significant issues the Supreme Court faces in the same-sex marriage controversy: where it should be resolved.
The White House is doing its own version of Big Block of Cheese Day on Wednesday, where citizens get to ask the administration questions about almost anything on social media. But did you know there were not one, but two, historical “big cheeses” this media event is based on?
Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit discusses his new book at the National Constitution Center.
On this day in 2010, the Supreme Court announced its ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission—a groundbreaking decision that continues to resonate in American politics and constitutional law.
In this commentary, Stacy E. Seicshnaydre from Tulane University Law argues that the disparate impact case in front of the Supreme Court today is about promoting integration as a core purpose of the Fair Housing Act, and not an assault on the Constitution.
A unanimous Supreme Court said on Tuesday that Arkansas can’t dictate the length of a beard maintained by a Muslim prisoner, after he made his own case initially to the Court using a handwritten form.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at aspects of the constitutional controversy over same-sex marriage that the Supreme Court has not yet settled.
The Constitution now sets January 20th as inauguration day every four years, but it was 70 years ago today that a historical first – and last occurred: The inauguration of a U.S. President to a fourth term in office.
The dust has settled from the Supreme Court’s decision to accept four new gay-marriage cases, and here is a look at the key dates and deadlines before the nine Justices.
The fight to make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a holiday took 32 years, a lot of campaigning, and guest appearances including Stevie Wonder, Ted Kennedy, and the National Football League.