One year after the South Korean-based computer giant Samsung handed over $548 million to American rival Apple in a bitter, long-running patent rights battle, the Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously gave Samsung a chance to get back at least some of that money.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, was at Monday’s two-hour Supreme Court arguments about voting districts and race, where the eight Justices sought to make progress on an elusive issue.
On the 151st anniversary of the constitutional amendment that officially ended slavery in the United States, scholars Jamal Greene and Jennifer Mason McAward explain the Thirteenth Amendment’s broad implications.
A few years ago, a group of Iowa Republicans claimed the legitimate 13th Amendment to the Constitution was “missing.” The debate is part of an historical detective story with some surprising twists that is still taking place.
On December 6, 1865, the 13th Amendment was ratified after the state of Georgia approved the amendment as it was proposed to the states by Congress. That act officially ended the practice of slavery in the United States.
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has filed a last-ditch effort for a Pennsylvania recount in federal court, and her hopes are riding three constitutional arguments.
Randall Kennedy, professor of law at Harvard University, Dr. Julianne Malveaux, president emerita of Bennett College, and others explore the history of Black Lives Matter and its parallels with past civil rights movements.
On December 5, 1933, three states voted to repeal Prohibition, putting the ratification of the 21st Amendment into place. But did Prohibition really end on that fateful day?
On Martin Van Buren’s birthday, Constitution Daily looks at the man who helped to create our modern two-party political system, well before he became eighth President.
On Martin Van Buren’s birthday today, Constitution Daily wants your opinion on which historic president sported the best facial hair ever.