Amid sure signs that the Supreme Court Justices are deeply interested in the constitutionality of the new health care law’s key sections, and definite signs that they have been studying up for the task, they moved on Monday to get beyond the preliminaries and get set for Tuesday’s crucial two-hour hearing.
Just like the real NCAA March Madness, our field of fictional presidents are squaring off daily to see who will advance and ultimately be crowned best fit as President of the United States.
Where, one may ask, will a Supreme Court ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act stand in history?
Today is the 82nd birthday of retired Supreme Court Justice and a longtime friend of the National Constitution Center, Sandra Day O’Connor.
Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week.
Bruce Springsteen’s new album Wrecking Ball contains some of the most daring and exciting music of his four decades as a recording artist.
The common aim of the supper was to learn more about the Third Awakening and the civic engagement experience of those involved in the historical processes of Latvia regaining its independence.
Few exercises in interpreting the Constitution are as bizarre as the one that the Supreme Court and lower courts go through if they strike down only a part of a multi-faceted law, and then decide what of the remainder can survive.
Welcome to Presidential Madness Round Two. This year we’re determined to figure out which fictional commander in chief would make the best real-life president.
For both lawyers, most of the questions coming from the bench probably will be about Congress’s powers under the Commerce Clause, though some will explore the Necessary and Proper Clause, and at least a few questions may focus on the mandate as a form of tax.