The 27th Amendment is the most recent amendment to the Constitution, and its existence today can be traced to a college student who proposed the idea in a term paper and was given a C by his professor for the idea.
Erwin Chemerinsky from the University of California, Irvine School of Law and Scott Gaylord from Elon University School of Law discuss the long-term impact of the Supreme Court’s public prayer decision on other First Amendment cases.
Lyle Denniston says that the Supreme Court’s Town of Greece ruling on Monday is actually a rather ambitious expansion of the court’s 1983 decision on the issue of legislative prayer.
On National Teacher Day, Constitution Daily looks at 10 Presidents who were teachers in some capacity before they occupied the White House – including one who later married his own teacher.
The posters of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) inspired Americans in the 1930s and ’40s—and 79 years later, their charm appeals to a new generation of Americans, particularly on Pinterest.
A divided Supreme Court, led by Justice Anthony Kennedy, said on Monday that the town of Greece, N.Y., can begin its town meetings with a religious prayer, delivered almost exclusively by Christian clergy.
The United States Supreme Court said on Monday morning it will not consider a case that would define rights related to concealed gun permits in New Jersey and potentially across the country.
Last week, the Supreme Court heard its last arguments for the current term. So what big decisions can we expect between now and late June? Here’s a look at 10 big cases in the Court’s pipeline.
This weekend marked the anniversary of an important Supreme Court case that ended the Hollywood studio system and helped fuel the young television industry.
In this commentary, Yale University’s Bruce Ackerman says that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s belief that justice prevails in the long run may have been misguided, given current efforts to limit the Voting Rights Act.