The National Constitution Center announced today that Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will receive the 2013 Liberty Medal in recognition of her lifelong career in public service and her ongoing advocacy efforts on behalf of women and girls around the globe.
What a week it was at the Supreme Court in Washington: four landmark decisions in three days. Learn what the experts are saying about key rulings about same-sex marriage, the Voting Rights Act, and affirmative action. If you want to do your own analysis, we’ve combined a week of our online Town Hall debate and analysis coverage into one location for you.
In a commentary, David H. Gans from the Constitutional Accountability Center says the Supreme Court’s marriage equality rulings are cause for celebration for all Americans across the political spectrum.
Lyle Denniston looks at the next steps in the legal campaign to secure the nationwide right for gays and lesbians to get married.
Michael McConnell and Jeffrey Rosen take up part three of their online debate about this week’s big Supreme Court decisions. This time, our Town Hall participants break down the Windsor and Perry decisions.
The United States Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and rejected an appeal about Proposition 8 on Wednesday, in two significant wins for supporters of same-sex marriages.
The Supreme Court will be handing down some big decisions in June that affect everything from equal rights to whether you own your own genes. Here’s an overview of the decisions, with an easy-to-understand description and key web links.
The Supreme Court’s decision to effectively shut down key sections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 sent shockwaves through political circles on Tuesday, because it will affect how voting districts are drawn, and could lead to more drama in Congress.
Michael McConnell and Jeffrey Rosen are back again after their debate about the Fisher affirmative action case–this time, taking on the Supreme Court’s landmark decision about the Voting Rights Act.
Without saying it directly on Tuesday, the Supreme Court set the day and time for its historic rulings on same-sex marriage on Wednesday.