Lyle Denniston looks at the rights of parents and children in the decision to potentially allow younger teens to buy Plan B contraceptives.
When it comes to amendments in the Constitution, the 27th amendment, which deals with congressional pay, isn’t as well known as others. But the question of congressional pay raises—or cuts—has gotten a lot of attention recently.
The National Constitution Center Board of Trustees announced today that it has appointed law professor, distinguished legal commentator, and former visiting scholar Jeffrey Rosen to serve as president and chief executive officer of the Center.
Possible changes to Japan’s constitution may restrict some rights and expand its military, having implications regionally and even in America. They also raise a basic question: Should it be easy to change a constitution?
Abigial Perkiss looks at the end of a four-year battle over Quinnipiac University’s desire to replace three sports teams with cheerleaders, and what the settlement means for scholarships.
A Tennessee congressman has raised eyebrows in a controversial speech to add a 28th amendment to the Constitution. The effort is the latest attempt to change a document that almost seems unchangeable.
Lyle Denniston examines the latest remarks by retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor about how the Supreme Court acted in the controversial Bush v. Gore decision.
The current House election between Mark Sanford and Elizabeth Colbert Busch is turning very strange, but how does it rank among the oddest races in U.S. history?
Lyle Denniston looks at the possibility of the Supreme Court repudiating one of its most controversial decisions: the World War II decision on Japanese-American internment camps.
A controversial bill approved by the House that could let online companies share users’ personal information with the federal government won’t be considered for a Senate vote, according to reports on Monday.