The current affirmative action case in front of the Supreme Court could change how students are chosen to be admitted to public universities across the country. Here’s a brief timeline of major court cases and government actions that may lead to another potential landmark decision.
Former CIA analyst Edward Snowden is seeking a safe haven after leaving Hong Kong after being charged with Espionage Act violations by the U.S. government. So how is a citizen charged as a spy, when he reveals information to the press?
The Supreme Court announced three more decisions last Thursday, but it looks more and more like a set of historic cases will come down to the wire this week.
The Supreme Court is at the center of attention this month. But how much do you know about the nine women and men who sit on the nation’s highest court?
The NCC and The Commission on Political Reform (CPR) present Ed Rendell, Dan Glickman, Dirk Kempthorne, Trent Lott and Olympia Snow. The event is sold out but you can watch live online.
Lyle Denniston looks at the Supreme Court’s role in deciding if Congress can control how people or organizations spend money from federal programs.
As part of our “Next 10 Amendments” debate series, we’re asking our readers if it’s time for a constitutional amendment to limit the number of terms served by members of the House of Representatives and the United States Senate.
In the next week, many experts believe the Supreme Court could strike down a key part of the Voting Rights Act. But a legendary congressman says the fight is just beginning, and that battle could be on the floors of Congress.
FBI Director Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday that his agency has used drones, in a very limited capacity, to conduct surveillance within the United States.
A very rare private letter from George Washington is on the auction block on Friday, but what is priceless to scholars are the first president’s private thoughts about the Constitution.