Is burning or desecrating the American flag a right protected by the First Amendment? Or should a new constitutional amendment outlaw both acts?
U.S. Senate history could be made on Tuesday if a last-second deal to save the filibuster can’t be reached. So why can’t Republicans just launch a filibuster to save the historic procedural move?
A man wanted to let others on the road know to slow down because they were about to drive into a speed trap, so he flashed his headlights as a warning. So is that action protected by the First Amendment?
Senate majority leader Harry Reid raised eyebrows this weekend when he said Americans liked North Korea more than the current Congress. But is that actually the case?
Abigail Perkiss from Kean University looks the importance of the 13th amendment as launching perhaps the greatest legal, economic and social revolution the United States has ever seen
The Supreme Court is on its summer break, but there is already talk about a big case next year that could set a new precedent for the separation of church and state.
Lyle Denniston looks at questions about whether federal agencies have too many opportunities to go their own way in implementing laws passed by Congress.
Majority leader Harry Reid is edging closer to ending the filibuster in the Senate for some types of votes. So why does the nuclear or constitutional option about the filibuster matter so much?
In today’s world, people who have mug shots taken face a potential uphill battle getting them off websites that collect booking photos—and charge a fee for their removal.
Lyle Denniston looks at some long-range implications from the Supreme Court’s Voting Rights Act ruling on other states-rights issues.