Benjamin Franklin is arguably one of the most fascinating figures in American history. He was an author, printer, satirist, and political cartoon publisher.
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan channeled 1980s MTV favorite Tommy Tutone in her majority decision on Thursday in a case about trucking. And if someone has the number she mentioned, it would be latest chapter of the Tutone legend.
A unanimous Supreme Court said on Thursday that companies can’t patent human genes that occur naturally, but they can patent synthetic genes created after the extraction of genetic materials from a person’s body.
When it comes to surveillance and national-security leaks, what’s protected by the Constitution, what isn’t–and what’s changing?
Among the many important Supreme Court decisions this month is one that could affect what you may pay for generic medications at your pharmacy.
Contributor Amy Feldman explains why an impending Supreme Court decision about voter identification in Arizona could redefine the relationship between the states and the federal government in how national elections are conducted.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen stood up for the Fourth Amendment in an appearance on The Colbert Report, as host Stephen Colbert revealed the real reason the NSA has a massive spying program.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen looks back at “a darker side of the American psyche,” the 1919 raids that sparked a backlash from American citizens and the courts about civil liberties.
Several key U.S. senators are lobbying for treason charges against Edward Snowden, the former analyst who leaked information about government spy programs. So how rare and unusual would that be?
As we work through the angles of the NSA surveillance story, here’s a look at three big “P”s at the center of the story.