Nearly 150 years after Reconstruction, African-Americans in North Carolina are seeking a preliminary injunction this week against a state law that they say disproportionately burdens their right to vote.
Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, examined the constitutional implications of digital technology and surveillance in a lecture at the Chautauqua Institution.
The 14th Amendment was a milestone in American history. Not only did it strike down the Dred Scott decision, the amendment’s “due process” and “equal protection” provisions have had enormous constitutional importance.
Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 14th Amendment (ratified July 9, 1868). Here’s what you need to know.
Distinguished legal scholars Erwin Chemerinsky and Frederick Lawrence discuss the big rulings of the Supreme Court’s 2013-2014 term, in a talk with the Anti-Defamation League’s Civil Rights Director, Deborah Lauter.
John Bingham was an important writer of the 14th Amendment and a key player in two important post-Civil War trials. Gerard N. Magliocca’s new book examines a forgotten but remarkable statesman.
On Tuesday, legal recreational marijuana sales start in Washington state. While such sales are technically illegal under federal law, Congress and the Obama administration are staying out of the situation, for now.
In the first of a three-part series, Jeffrey Shulman from Georgetown Law looks at how the right to parent as a matter of constitutional law is especially tenuous.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at criticism of the Supreme Court’s three female Justices and gender motivation in the Court’s recent actions.
After a week of blockbuster rulings on religious liberty, executive power, digital privacy, and more, the Supreme Court is already set for another exciting term.