Lyle Denniston looks at the increasing attention given to “stand your ground laws” in the wake of the George Zimmerman trial.
Constitution Daily contributor Amy E. Feldman says an Asiana Airlines lawsuit against a TV station that published ethnically insulting names faced a few issues if it even made it to court.
A secret government court that reviews government surveillance requests is ready to reveal some inner workings, but will they make sense after a Justice Department editing job?
Democratic Senate majority leader Harry Reid and Republican leaders reached a truce on Tuesday that will preserve the filibuster and get at least five Obama administration nominees votes on the Senate floor.
Lyle Denniston updates the state of same-sex marriages in California after the Supreme Court’s June decision about Proposition 8.
Is burning or desecrating the American flag a right protected by the First Amendment? Or should a new constitutional amendment outlaw both acts?
U.S. Senate history could be made on Tuesday if a last-second deal to save the filibuster can’t be reached. So why can’t Republicans just launch a filibuster to save the historic procedural move?
A man wanted to let others on the road know to slow down because they were about to drive into a speed trap, so he flashed his headlights as a warning. So is that action protected by the First Amendment?
Senate majority leader Harry Reid raised eyebrows this weekend when he said Americans liked North Korea more than the current Congress. But is that actually the case?
Abigail Perkiss from Kean University looks the importance of the 13th amendment as launching perhaps the greatest legal, economic and social revolution the United States has ever seen