A group called TIGTA has reportedly found that Internal Revenue Service workers targeted non-profits associated with the Tea Party and groups involved in “educating on the Constitution and Bill of Rights.” So what is TIGTA and how powerful is it?
National Constitution Center trustee Richard R. Beeman examines the most striking difference between the politicians of 1776 and those who sit in Congress today.
A feverish debate in Tennessee over a law that would compel people with video of alleged animal cruelty to hand a copy over to police has set off a debate about wider First Amendment issues.
On the anniversary of the biggest event in train history, here’s a look back at an era when U.S. presidents used train travel to extend the power of their office and make headlines.
A United Nations report about “killer robots” is a new spin on the rising concern about drones—and the legal problems caused by self-guided machines could be closer than you think.
A Texas law student has created a huge stir by printing out a functional handgun using a 3-D printer. But will a court decision about marijuana influence the matter?
Lyle Denniston looks at the process of how the Supreme Court could reach a decision on same-sex marriages, and if the justices could be influenced by recent news events.
Two constitutions with a ton of historic appeal have been making rare public appearances, including one that is more than 12 feet long.
Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford is his state’s new representative in the House. So what does his comeback win say about the electoral process?
Lyle Denniston looks at the rights of parents and children in the decision to potentially allow younger teens to buy Plan B contraceptives.