It was just as challenging for the 18th-century authors of the Constitution, as it is for us today.
Hard to believe, but the controversies that followed Bush v. Gore and Citizens United may be more than matched in the new year.
For the last several years, I have had the privilege of witnessing the Army-Navy game up close and personal. The game never disappoints, and this year was no different.
Prompted by fears of constitutional heresy, my son’s school had concluded that in order to satisfy the First Amendment, they needed to either trivialize religion, trivialize music, or both.
On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania became the second state to ratify the Constitution, but it’s home to many firsts.
Do not expect the fundamentalists to go quietly into that good night.
We’re in Latvia to help them capture their stories, of the country as it was 20 years ago and today.
Of all the compelling evidence of innocence in this case, the most important and least known is the existence of a fourth person at the crime scene.
When I started researching the case, read the court transcript and interviewed people who prosecuted the case, I came to the conclusion that Múmia Abu-Jamal was indeed guilty and did receive a fair trial.
It depends upon how, in a future case, the Supreme Court interprets the first decision on terrorism law to be issued following the September 11, 2001, attacks — Hamdi v. Rumsfeld.