In this commentary, David H. Gans from the Constitutional Accountability Center. who filed an amicus brief in the Fisher case, believes the Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action is a “big deal.”
Michael McConnell from the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School and the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen debate the implications of Monday’s Supreme Court decision about the Fisher affirmative action case.
The case of Fisher v. University of Texas was one of the most prominent and controversial issues in front of the Supreme Court this term. Now that the decision is in, you can get a brief analysis of its impact from two leading experts.
The first of three widely followed Supreme Court cases this week is out, and court ruled in a 7-1 vote against a lower court’s decision about the University of Texas’ affirmative action policy.
The current affirmative action case in front of the Supreme Court could change how students are chosen to be admitted to public universities across the country. Here’s a brief timeline of major court cases and government actions that may lead to another potential landmark decision.
Former CIA analyst Edward Snowden is seeking a safe haven after leaving Hong Kong after being charged with Espionage Act violations by the U.S. government. So how is a citizen charged as a spy, when he reveals information to the press?
The Supreme Court announced three more decisions last Thursday, but it looks more and more like a set of historic cases will come down to the wire this week.
The Supreme Court is at the center of attention this month. But how much do you know about the nine women and men who sit on the nation’s highest court?
The NCC and The Commission on Political Reform (CPR) present Ed Rendell, Dan Glickman, Dirk Kempthorne, Trent Lott and Olympia Snow. The event is sold out but you can watch live online.
Lyle Denniston looks at the Supreme Court’s role in deciding if Congress can control how people or organizations spend money from federal programs.