Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitutional Center, is joined by Richard Pildes and Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz to review the Supreme Court’s headscarf and Facebook decisions, and two other cases on the horizon.
In this video from an Intelligence Squared US event hosted at the National Constitution Center, four experts debate same-sex marriage and the Constitution’s Equal Protection clause. John Donvan from ABC News moderates and Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen introduces.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit’s decision to overturn an Arkansas abortion-restricting law.
Today marks the 87th anniversary of the landmark Olmstead v. United States wiretapping case decided by the Supreme Court, which had a far-reaching impact still felt today.
President Barack Obama has signed the USA Freedom Act, which changes how the NSA spies on Americans citizens. So what are the changes and are there constitutional implications?
The latest battleground over same-sex marriage and religious freedom is in a state where the legislature might allow state officials to stop performing all marriages, for a limited time, in certain cases.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, says some big constitutional questions remain open for debate after the Supreme Court’s ruling on apparently threatening speech on Facebook.
On June 2, 1924, President Calvin Coolidge signed into law the Indian Citizenship Act, which marked the end of a long debate and struggle, at a federal level, over full birthright citizenship for American Indians.
A near unanimous Supreme Court said on Monday that a lower court didn’t properly interpret Title VII of the Civil Rights Act in a dispute between Abercrombie & Fitch and a headscarf-wearing Muslim job applicant who was denied employment at an apparel store.
As expected, Senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul blocked a last-second attempt on Sunday to pass a new law that contains a reformed NSA phone data collection program. But the surveillance program could be back in place in a few days.