It may be a long time before a final ruling on the controversial deal.
The Supreme Court’s expressed hope that lawyers on both sides of the controversy over the birth-control mandate in the new federal health care law would come to an agreement is no nearer realization after six months.
A big question looming over Barack Obama’s remaining term is how will he use his pardon power? Often, in their final months in office, outgoing Presidents have made some high-profile pardon decisions.
In the past century, five Republican presidential candidates have taken back the White House after it had been occupied by a Democrat for at least two consecutive terms. Last week, Donald Trump became the latest GOP candidate to lead a successful campaign in such a manner.
National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen takes part in a broad discussion on “The Diane Rehm Show” on Tuesday about the ability of President-elect Donald Trump to act on his campaign promises.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at how the incoming Trump administration could affect the legal debate over transgender rights at a federal, state and local level.
Despite a popular petition on the Change.org website about how the nation’s 538 electors should vote on December 19, there seems to be little chance of the tactic changing the recent presidential election’s outcome.
Presented in partnership with the National Constitution Center, Intelligence Squared U.S. presents a debate on the controversial practice of gerrymandering, or dividing election districts.
Michael Klarman, Harvard Law Professor and author of The Framers’ Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution, and Patrick Spero, Librarian at the American Philosophical Society and editor of The American Revolution Reborn, discuss their new books, putting a human face on America’s Framers and reassessing the clashes that helped define the Founding era.
In the past week, there have been reports of public American flag burning in isolated protests about Tuesday’s presidential election results. The controversy over the act goes back to another political protest about presidential elections.