Supreme Court watchers were disappointed on Monday when the justices didn’t issue decisions in two high-profile cases involving affirmative action and voting rights. But that doesn’t mean a decision won’t happen this week.
A current legal action, based on one senator’s comments, could reveal specifics about a case where the National Security Agency may have violated the Fourth Amendment while conducting surveillance on Americans.
A potential Supreme Court change in the Voting Rights Act of 1965 could be one of the most emotional moments in what will be a high-profile month for the nation’s highest court.
Join the National Constitution Center’s virtual national town hall this summer to debate the top constitutional issues that could be proposed as The Next 10 Amendments. This week’s topic: a balanced budget amendment.
One of the bedrocks of American society, the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution, is having a tough time to start June. But at least the debate over its very existence is getting a lot of publicity.
It was on a June night more than 40 years ago that Ronald Reagan started his elected career with a party nomination to face an incumbent governor. And his surprising landslide win was a sign of future victories.
Jeffrey Rosen, the CEO of the National Constitution Center and the legal affairs editor of The New Republic, says President Obama should explain the reasoning behind collecting telephone call data for millions of Americans.
OK, so the federal government has access to phones records via a “secret court,” as many people learned on Thursday. But what is the court and why is it so secret?
The Obama administration is defending on Thursday an apparent secret court order that allows it access to the basic phone call information of many Americans, in an issue that raises important constitutional questions about the scope of government surveillance of private citizens.
Lyle Denniston looks at an FDA review of foods and drinks that contain caffeine consumed by younger people, and how a 100-year-old Supreme Court decision may affect its outcome.