As our nation gets closer to Election Day, there will be more attention focused on the Electoral College, a unique American institution. So what is it and how does it work?
On this day in 1978, President Jimmy Carter officially restored the full citizenship rights of former Confederate president Jefferson Davis, signing an act from Congress that ended a century-long dispute.
The Tea Party protests of 1773 were undoubtedly a turning point in American history, but does Philadelphia have a rightful claim on being the starting point of the colonial movement?
The two tech giants squared off over the financial penalty for “copycat” designs.
Four days ago, the Supreme Court’s most publicly visible Justice, who has gained unusual star power – Ruth Bader Ginsburg, strayed again into non-legal controversy. And, on Friday she backtracked again, demonstrating anew the hazards of unguarded comments off the bench.
As the presidential campaign heads towards its conclusion, lawyers for at least one candidate have threatened a defamation lawsuit against a major newspaper. So how can a candidate for president sue if she or he is a public figure?
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at a Supreme Court case about racial bias expressed within the secret confines of a jury deliberation.
Dwight Eisenhower was a rarity in American politics, when he won the presidency in 1952 in his first campaign as a politician. So what else was unique about the 34th President?
Erwin Chemerinsky of the University of California, Irvine, and Bradley Smith of Capital University explore how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump may protect or threaten the freedoms of speech and press.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, examines what could be one of the most consequential decisions of modern times on the structure of the federal government.