The Supreme Court is back in public session on Monday, and as its current term winds down, at least eight big decisions remain to be announced. So the odds are good of something notable coming out of today’s session.
Did you know that Martin Sheen’s character on The West Wing was named after a Founding Father who played a key role in the Declaration of Independence and passed away on this day in 1795?
Three leading scholars join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to discuss two important Civil Rights anniversaries: the Brown segregation decision and the Civil Rights Act.
On the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision that started the end of segregation, one leading academic says conservatives and liberals today are missing a key point about the ruling.
This weekend marks a landmark day in the Supreme Court’s history: a unanimous court in 1954 ended a policy of segregation in public facilities it had endorsed in 1896.
How has the civil rights movement amounted to a genuine revolution in constitutional law? Three leading experts, Bruce Ackerman, Steven Calabresi and Tomiko Brown-Nagin, look at the landmark statutes that led the way.
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday took the first step in a net neutrality plan that could make it harder to access Netflix, Facebook and YouTube, or guarantee your access to those websites under certain circumstances.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen is joined by Michael Fertik from Reputation.com and Marc Rotenberg from EPIC to discuss a potentially game changing legal decision from Europe about Google and online privacy.
Lyle Denniston looks at a recent public debate about who really sparked the movement toward an equal right to marry for same-sex couples.
Citizens in European Union nations may now have legal recourse against embarrassing online information after a controversial court ruling took a significant step this week toward enforcing a so-called “right to be forgotten” law.