With Bradley Manning receiving a 35-year prison sentence on Wednesday, observers of the WikiLeaks saga are wondering what’s next for Julian Assange, the site’s founder?
WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning gets his prison sentence today; President Obama is losing his appeal to young voters; a side of the jail sentencing story that could give prisoners longer, and not shorter, sentences.
Supreme Court associate justice Antonin Scalia is often the most-quotable justice on the Court, and his recent quotes are classic Scalia.
Lyle Denniston looks at the movement toward placing an important safeguard in the secret court that authorizes the government to scan data about potential terrorist threats.
What’s the connection between Sunny, the new First Puppy at the White House, and storm clouds on the horizon in Washington? Recent tongue-in-cheek political science research shows there might actually be one.
The former president of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, is indicted in the killing of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto; state courts may be going against the Supreme Court’s rulings in how they sentence juveniles; and a new dog for the White House.
The situation in Egypt will have another potential player as news broke today that former leader Hosni Mubarak could be freed from prison; also, another twist in the saga of Pennsylvania’s Voter ID battle.
Carrie F. Cordero from Georgetown Law says the debate about surveillance activities is more about “breathless allegations of illegality and impropriety,” rather than a review of existing laws and legal rulings.
This weekend marked the anniversary of a low-mark in White House history, as an angry crowd led a U.S. president to fear for his family’s safety—and also led to the strengthening of a police force to protect him and other District of Columbia residents.
Lincoln Caplan looks at Pauline Maier’s ability to shed new light on the process that gave us the Constitution, in a fresh, disciplined, and enormously influential approach to history.