A federal district judge has ruled against the Washington Redskins in a trademark dispute, referring to a recent Supreme Court case about confederate-flag license plates and a famous Allen Iverson rant along the way.
On July 8, 1776, popular legend says the Liberty Bell rang to symbolize America’s independence from Great Britain. But many “facts” about the Bell, such as the 1776 ringing, are shrouded in mystery.
A legal decision in Oklahoma to bar a Ten Commandments monument from its statehouse has a group of Satanists seeking a new home for a huge horned-goat statue of Satan.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at Justice Stephen Breyer’s dissent in a recent death penalty case, which argued for an end to capital punishment.
William Blount is one of the lesser-known men who signed the Constitution, but one of the most controversial, since he put a key part of the founding document to a critical test less than decade after it was ratified.
GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has renewed a call for term limits for Supreme Court Justices, but such a task would be a very tall one under the Constitution’s terms.
July 4th marks the annual holiday that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. So how much do you know about this famous document?
As we celebrate the Independence Day holiday, it’s time to look at some famous birthdays of people born on the same date as the United States.
It is a fact of American history that three of the five Founding Father Presidents died on Independence Day. But was it just a coincidence?
On July 3, 1978, the Supreme Court issued its historic verdict in the George Carlin “seven dirty words” case, a decision that still holds sway over the use of indecent and obscene language on television, and in a new era of mass communications.