As the presidential campaign heads towards its conclusion, lawyers for at least one candidate have threatened a defamation lawsuit against a major newspaper. So how can a candidate for president sue if she or he is a public figure?
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at a Supreme Court case about racial bias expressed within the secret confines of a jury deliberation.
Dwight Eisenhower was a rarity in American politics, when he won the presidency in 1952 in his first campaign as a politician. So what else was unique about the 34th President?
Erwin Chemerinsky of the University of California, Irvine, and Bradley Smith of Capital University explore how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump may protect or threaten the freedoms of speech and press.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, examines what could be one of the most consequential decisions of modern times on the structure of the federal government.
Today marks the 224th anniversary of an American icon: the White House. Here’s a look back at its remarkable history.
States have to comply with the Voting Rights Act. So how much can they consider race in redistricting?
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at the connection between two cases accepted by the Supreme Court on Tuesday and a landmark decision in 1971 about the right to sue federal officials.
On Tuesday afternoon, the United States Supreme Court said it would accept an appeal from the family of a boy from Mexico who was fatally shot by a U.S. border patrol officer.
John Malcolm of the Heritage Foundation and Ian Millhiser of the Center for American Progress discuss how the two leading presidential candidates interpret the Constitution and where they stand on the most important constitutional questions facing America today.