With the death of U.S. senator Frank Lautenberg, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has an unusual legal situation to deal with when it comes to naming Lautenberg’s successor.
The Supreme Court didn’t announce a decision on affirmative action on Monday, but it did rule on a major privacy issue involving DNA tests and arrests.
Two members of the House of Representatives insist the Constitution doesn’t guarantee you the right to vote—and one leading fact-checking group says they may be correct, on a technicality.
There seems to be a lot of talk about the Constitution on television these days, with some interesting options from outlets like PBS, the stars of Duck Dynasty, and yes, even Larry the Cable Guy.
Doug Kendall and David H. Gans from the Constitutional Accountability Center argue that the entire Supreme Court ignored the history at the core of the arguments about affirmative action, voting rights, and same-sex marriage it considered this term.
Today marks the anniversary of one of the biggest “reveals” in journalism history: the naming of the Watergate source. The irony is that the current feud between the press and the executive branch has some people making Watergate comparisons again.
Contributor Amy Feldman examines a case in Canada where students were strip-searched for a cellphone, and how that case would have played out in the United States.
Lyle Denniston looks at claims that a “fourth branch” of the government is putting a bureaucratic stranglehold on the other three branches, as well as state governments.
Lyle Denniston looks at the latest turn in a lawsuit over the deaths of three American citizens killed by drones as part of the war on terrorism.
Does the Second Amendment need to be changed or clarified? it’s your turn to sound off about 10 major issues related to the Constitution that people have been talking about for years.