Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at how and when the Supreme Court will deal with four cases related to same-sex marriage.
Forty-nine years ago today, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Voting Rights Act of 1965, taking an enormous step toward protecting the right to vote for all Americans.
Has President Obama gone too far in his use of executive orders? Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, discussed the issue on The Diane Rehm Show.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the controversy over the effort in Kansas to restrict federal gun laws its legislature believes violate the Second Amendment right to have and carry guns.
The current controversy over President Barack Obama’s use of executive orders has many Republicans steamed and Democrats on the defensive. But has the President really issued more orders that his predecessors?
Most people aren’t big fans of a national income tax, but it was on this day back in 1861 that the first one was levied by the new President, Abraham Lincoln.
Debate for the past week about a possible drive in the House to file impeachment charges against President Obama has brought new attention to one of Congress’ most-important powers.
Ken Gormley, dean of the Duquesne University School of Law, explains why the lesson of Watergate and Richard Nixon’s resignation remains one of the most poignant ones in the history of our nation.
An open letter sent from college and university professors to the Federal Aviation Administration criticizes the agency’s policy governing commercial drone use.
In the first case of its kind, Microsoft is disputing the U.S. government’s power to force the company to turn over a user’s emails stored in a data center overseas.