A Tennessee congressman has raised eyebrows in a controversial speech to add a 28th amendment to the Constitution. The effort is the latest attempt to change a document that almost seems unchangeable.
Lyle Denniston examines the latest remarks by retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor about how the Supreme Court acted in the controversial Bush v. Gore decision.
The current House election between Mark Sanford and Elizabeth Colbert Busch is turning very strange, but how does it rank among the oddest races in U.S. history?
Lyle Denniston looks at the possibility of the Supreme Court repudiating one of its most controversial decisions: the World War II decision on Japanese-American internment camps.
A controversial bill approved by the House that could let online companies share users’ personal information with the federal government won’t be considered for a Senate vote, according to reports on Monday.
The Miranda warning comes from one of the biggest legal cases of the 1960s–and thanks to countless arrest scenes in TV and movies, it’s one of the best-known applications of the Fifth Amendment. But what you don’t know about Miranda could be more significant than you think.
It’s not news that The Daily Show is criticizing Fox News, but this week one segment took a distinctly constitutional turn.
Contributor Amy E. Feldman looks at how a segregated high school prom can take place, nearly 60 years after a series of historic Supreme Court decisions.
Lyle Denniston looks at the challenges of passing a federal law that would guarantee the right of someone to carry a concealed gun as they travel between states.
The Obama administration’s use of weaponized drones to kill suspected terrorists overseas was under a Senate microscope this week, as six different witnesses revealed some interesting facts about the controversial policy.