A project to put all of the world’s constitutions online in one location has drawn the attention of Google and a lot of people interested in tracking global trends.
It was back on this day in 1789 that Congress passed the act that officially created the Supreme Court. A lot has changed since then about the Court and the nine justices that sit on its bench.
Lyle Denniston looks at the question of term limits for Supreme Court Justices, and why it is an issue with many implications.
It was 224 years ago today that Congress signed the law that created the Supreme Court, and a look back at the first court shows personal drama that included a justice dodging creditors, a failed suicide attempt and a Chief Justice who was America’s most-hated man, for a time.
Media pundits are crowing about a likely government shutdown on October 1, as Democrats and Republicans argue about a new budget in Washington. But what does that really mean—and could some folks be exaggerating the problem?
Tad DeHaven, a Cato Institute budget analyst and former Indiana state budget official, explains how the Washington shutdown battle could leave conservatives staring at a bigger government budget, despite their efforts to cut spending.
Jim Harper from the Cato Institute says the best way to determine if a search or seizure is constitutional is to just use the ordinary meanings of the words in the Fourth Amendment.
In this commentary, David H. Gans from the Constitutional Accountability Center argues that the debate over the religious rights of corporations is akin to the Citizens United case.
Lyle Denniston looks at the Library of Congress sharing a massive record of constitutional learning by its own experts to anyone with a mobile device or a computer – for free.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen joined Carrie Cordero from Georgetown and Claire Finkelstein from Penn on Constitution Day 2013 to discuss all angles on the debate about drones, liberty, and security.