Lyle Denniston looks at the next steps in the legal campaign to secure the nationwide right for gays and lesbians to get married.
Michael McConnell and Jeffrey Rosen take up part three of their online debate about this week’s big Supreme Court decisions. This time, our Town Hall participants break down the Windsor and Perry decisions.
The United States Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and rejected an appeal about Proposition 8 on Wednesday, in two significant wins for supporters of same-sex marriages.
The Supreme Court will be handing down some big decisions in June that affect everything from equal rights to whether you own your own genes. Here’s an overview of the decisions, with an easy-to-understand description and key web links.
The Supreme Court’s decision to effectively shut down key sections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 sent shockwaves through political circles on Tuesday, because it will affect how voting districts are drawn, and could lead to more drama in Congress.
Michael McConnell and Jeffrey Rosen are back again after their debate about the Fisher affirmative action case–this time, taking on the Supreme Court’s landmark decision about the Voting Rights Act.
Without saying it directly on Tuesday, the Supreme Court set the day and time for its historic rulings on same-sex marriage on Wednesday.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a key part of the historic Voting Rights Act of 1965, sending the section that determines which states need extra attention about discrimination back to Congress to be re-written.
Lyle Denniston looks at the specific judicial obstacle course that a college’s use of race must now run before gaining constitutional validity.
In this commentary, David H. Gans from the Constitutional Accountability Center. who filed an amicus brief in the Fisher case, believes the Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action is a “big deal.”