Eight really big technology companies have asked the Obama administration to protect individual rights, under the Constitution. But how much sway do the Googles and Facebooks of the world have over decisions involving the legality of the NSA’s surveillance programs?
Lyle Denniston looks at the effort to get the the Securities and Exchange Commission to rule on the matter of corporations being forced to disclose how they spend political campaign money.
Scott W. Gaylord from Elon University argues that there are four reasons why the Supreme Court will rule in favor of the Town of Greece in next year’s big public prayer decision.
National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen says although the Supreme Court upheld the centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act more than a year ago, last week the second round of legal challenges to Obamacare made their prime-time debut.
Nick Dranias from the Goldwater Institute looks at myths about the ability of state legislatures to change the Constitution through a convention process.
The Supreme Court hears argument next Tuesday in EPA v. EME Homer City Generation – a case that offers everything a Supreme Court junkie could ask for.
To abolish slavery entirely, Congress proposed this amendment, which also gave Congress specific authority to enforce the amendment by legislation. Under these provisions, Congress has legislated against slavery-like conditions, such as peonage.
Nelson Mandela received the Liberty Medal on July 4, 1993 along with F. W. de Klerk at Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, in a ceremony hosted by President Bill Clinton.
Jeffrey Rosen is joined by Jonathan H. Adler and Simon Lazarus to look at three new challenges on the horizon for the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare.
Lyle Denniston looks at a call from a Washington Post writer for two current Supreme Court Justices to retire as a way to ensure their judicial legacies.