On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider the rights of a New Jersey man whose drive home with his four-year-old son and pregnant wife ended in an invasive strip search at the jailhouse and seven days behind bars. The plaintiff in this case, Albert W. Florence, tells the story of his wrongful arrest and subsequent treatment in his own words.
In each installment of “Say What?” we offer a quick quote–be it wise, quirky, or otherwise memorable — about the Constitution.
Courts around the country are reaching differing conclusions about the reach of the Second Amendment.
Truman displayed a unique skill by throwing out a ceremonial pitch right-handed and then left-handed. Although the quality of both pitches is unknown, it still represents a unique feat in bi-partisanship.
Only a single case in history has ever raised that issue in court.
It’s October and baseball’s post-season has arrived. Time to take a test.
LGBT History Month honors civil rights activists, heroes and pioneers.
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Even though I went to an American public high school, I didn’t know very much about the document that governed my country.