Would President Richard Nixon have been convicted of a crime if he hadn’t resigned his office in 1974 and received a subsequent pardon? Lyle Denniston takes a new look at the constitutionality of prosecuting a president.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has repeatedly told the Senate Judiciary Committee that Congress risked a “constitutional crisis” if it asked him to turn over documents related to the Fast and Furious gun scandal. But is the situation really that dire?
It’s unlikely you’ll get Barack Obama and Mitt Romney to agree on a lot when it comes to the presidential race, but both candidates’ campaigns have lauded an Federal Election Commission decision for the digital age.
The federal government’s policy of detaining terrorism suspects – often challenged in court and sometimes set back by historic Supreme Court rulings – no longer seems to be under a constitutional cloud.
Constitution Daily’s average of four digital sources shows Marco Rubio is leading the online buzz about becoming Mitt Romney’s running mate.
Abigail Perkiss from Kean University looks at a 1967 Supreme Court on interracial marriage – and how that could foreshadow developments about same-sex marriage in the legal system.
This week, we had six leading legal experts debating the Supreme Court’s upcoming health care ruling. Learn what the group said about the next steps after the court rules.
It was 225 years ago that the Constitutional Convention started in earnest in Philadelphia. Our historical correspondent, Benjamin Brown, looks at the week that was in early June 1787.
Last night at the Constitution Center a panel of leading experts on President Obama’s health-care reform plan debated how the Court will rule on this landmark case.
Is the Citizens United case actually depressing voter turnout in elections? Lyle Denniston looks at the long-term trends behind low voter numbers and which part of the government can best address the issue.