David H. Gans from the Constitutional Accountability Center argues that a potential Supreme Court decision to give religious protections to for-profit corporations has ramifications beyond the fight over Obamacare.
The Supreme Court added another high-profile case to an already busy term on Monday, when the Justices agreed to hear a Florida case about capital punishment and the mentally disabled.
Polling numbers are starting to roll in after last week’s deal in Washington to end the shutdown and raise the debt ceiling. And it looks like the folks on Capitol Hill face some historically bad numbers that could foreshadow a rocky midterm election in 2014.
Deven R. Desai from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law and Gerard N. Magliocca from Indiana University look at how 3D home printers could change legal guidelines for patent, copyright, and trademark laws and even Internet content rules.
Roger Clegg from the Center for Equal Opportunity and Erwin Chemerinsky from the University of California – Irvine, two leading experts on affirmative action, discuss the merits of a high-profile Supreme Court case heard this week, in a special podcast.
Buried in this week’s deal to reopen the government is funding for a little-known panel to oversee the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs.
Amy Feldman from the Judge Group looks at a story making national headlines about a fatal bullying incident on Facebook, and if the First Amendment protects hate speech on the Internet.
Lyle Denniston examines evidence that the Supreme Court is not staying completely away from lawsuits involving gun rights.
Acclaimed lecturers of Jewish ethics Rabbi Mordechai Becher and Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe and joined National Constitution Center President CEO Jeffrey Rosen on Tuesday as they examined the boundaries between public safety and personal privacy by comparing Judaic law and U.S. constitutional law.
Senate leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell announced an agreement to end the partial federal government shutdown and extend the debt ceiling early on Wednesday afternoon.