The United States Supreme Court didn’t say on Monday morning if it would accept or deny a highly publicized case about a New Mexico photographer who refused to shoot a same-sex commitment ceremony, even though the Justices considered the case privately last Friday.
This weekend marks the 42nd anniversary of congressional approval of the Equal Rights Amendment, which almost became part of the Constitution in the 1970s. But it wasn’t the only amendment that came close.
Next Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear two cases related to the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, and the stakes are high for both sides. In fact, the interpretation of a semi-colon in the context of the First Amendment could play a critical role.
The Supreme Court could be ready to rule on a major case about campaign financing that follows up on its controversial Citizens United decision from 2010.
In the wake of Edward Snowden’s leak of National Security Agency documents to the press, The National Constitution Center and The Constitution Project combine for a look at security and privacy.
In one of the more unusual cases coming to the Supreme Court next month, the Justices will hear a case about an Ohio law designed to keep people from making false statements during political campaigns, under the threat of fines and jail time.
Thomas McKean was a President before George Washington and supported judicial review before John Marshall. But today, McKean is mostly forgotten in the discussion about Founders who had a significant impact on the Constitution and the early Supreme Court.
Lyle Denniston looks at the debate over televising Supreme Court proceedings and how a recent incident at the Court may have highlighted a potential problem with live broadcasts.
Later this week, Supreme Court will review a highly publicized case about a New Mexico photographer who refused to shoot a same-sex commitment ceremony. If accepted, the case would be heard in the Court’s next term, starting in October.
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the New York Times v. Sullivan decision, and Richard Epstein from the New York University School of Law and Geoffrey Stone from the University of Chicago Law School discuss if the free press is in a better place now.
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