On June 25, 2013, the US Supreme Court issued a ruling in Shelby v. Holder, the landmark case that called into question the constitutionality of Section Five of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
Andrew Jackson, the seventh president, has a birthday on Saturday. But how much do you know about one of the most controversial presidents?
A federal judge in Philadelphia says the region’s transit agency must run advertising on buses featuring Adolph Hitler despite its objections to the promotion’s content, which equates Muslims with Nazis.
On this day in 1942, the U.S. Army officially started its K-9 Corps, which featured a legendary canine war hero that was awarded the Purple Heart—amid much controversy.
Our Jeffrey Rosen is joined by constitutional experts Bruce Ackerman and Louis Fisher to discuss a hot topic: the roles of the President and Congress in conducting America’s foreign policy.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, explains the argument over a GOP Senate letter to Iran and its potential violation of an obscure law.
The highest court in the land of toys isn’t the Supreme Court, it’s apparently Lego, which won’t allow Supreme Court figurines in a play set because they are considered too “political.”
There’s a tug of war happening in Washington between President Obama and some Congress members over nuclear talks with Iran. So what are the key constitutional points in the debate?
On March 11, 1861, delegates from the newly formed Confederate States of America agreed on their own constitution. And much of it mirrored the Constitution of the United States as it existed at the time.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at Monday’s Supreme Court Amtrak decision as a sign that a constitutional separation-of-powers argument from the 1930s could be back in play.