In a ruling on Wednesday, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent Office said the Washington Redskins moniker is “disparaging of Native Americans” and ordered cancellation of the team’s trademarks for the term.
On June 18, 1812, President James Madison signed a resolution, approved in Congress, declaring war against Great Britain. Over the next two and half years, both sides engaged in bitter contests, and the war ended with much unchanged between the two nations.
In this commentary, Keith Werhan from Tulane Law School says Justice Antonin Scalia’s recent remarks about the First Amendment favoring religion are a strained reading of the Constitution.
David Boies and Ted Olson, two of the nation’s most prominent lawyers who famously challenged California’s ban on same-sex marriage, will join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen for a public event on Friday.
The Supreme Court decided earlier this week that a man who bought a gun for his uncle, under his own name, violated a federal gun control law, even though his uncle wasn’t prohibited from owning a gun.
It’s hard to imagine America without the Statue of Liberty, but the icon of freedom didn’t make its first full appearance in New York until June 17, 1885.
Lyle Denniston looks at the Supreme Court’s long-running effort to shield children from religious influences and its decision to decline an important test case.
The Supreme Court said on Monday that two groups can attempt to challenge a Ohio state law that prohibits politicians and others from making false statements during political campaigns, under threat of jail or a fine.
The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday that it won’t accept a big test case about the role of religion in public facilities and the separation of church and state.
The Supreme Court faces another historic June, with at least 10 major case decisions to be announced. Here is your brief guide to these cases, some major decisions already announced, and resources about the decisions.