Abigail Perkiss from Kean University looks at the practical consequences of the Supreme Court’s Voting Rights decision earlier this year, about a month after the first elections were held since the Shelby County decision was announced.
This table was provided by Lawrence O. Gostin, University Professor and Founding O’Neill Chair in Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center.
In a private conference on Tuesday, the nine Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will consider four potential challenges to the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. Experts believe at least one case will be accepted by the Court, to be argued and decided in its current term.
In the commentary, David W. Wise argues that the Senate filibuster, in all its forms, is unconstitutional.
Do corporations have the same religious rights as individuals under the First Amendment when it comes to the Affordable Care Act? Michael McConnell and David H. Gans discuss this far-reaching question with the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen in this special audio podcast.
Attorney Scott D. Reich says people should commemorate the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s death by celebrating the values he so eloquently advanced.
CBS will have a real-time replay of its 1963 coverage of President Kennedy’s assassination on its website on Friday, as an eerie reminder of how the event altered the landscape of mass media.
It was a truly historic moment on the Senate floor on Thursday, when Majority Leader Harry Reid led a Democratic Party push to mostly kill the filibuster, the tool used by minority parties in the past to block votes and motions in the Senate.
Doug Kendall and Tom Donnelly from the Constitutional Accountability Center say Harry Reid’s decision to kill the Senate filibuster for executive branch appointees and most judicial appointees is a move that will let the President fulfill his constitutional duty.
Roger Pilon from the CATO Institute says Harry Reid’s decision to greatly limit the Senate filibuster is a hypocrisy, since it was the Democrats who first adopted the practice of blocking executive-branch nominations.