P.J. O’Rourke and the Cato Institute’s Ilya Shapiro explain the logic behind their viral Supreme Court brief, and why the Colbert doctrine of “truthiness” should win the day in front of the Justices.
The United States Navy actually has two birthdays—one in October, and one today. So what is the difference between the two days and why is it constitutionally important?
Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens makes a rare live appearance at the National Constitution Center to discuss six new amendments he would like added to the Constitution.
At a National Constitution Center event in Washington last week, Jeffrey Rosen sat down with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to discuss opera, Justice Antonin Scalia, and recent court decisions about civil rights.
Lyle Denniston says that after the Supreme Court’s McCutcheon case, a recent U.S. District Court decision shows that restraints on campaign donors are breaking down.
As part of a series called Constitution Café, moderator Chris Phillips is asking some thought-provoking questions about foundational constitutional issues. This week: Do we need a House of Representatives with many more members?
Can the police really grab your cellphone, search it and use it without a warrant if you’re arrested? Two cases in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday seek to answer those questions, but it all may depend on what kind of phone you have.
James Monroe was the only president, aside from George Washington, to run unopposed for re-election. But that may not be the most surprising fact about the last Founding Father to occupy the White House.
In this commentary, Emily Phelps from the Constitutional Accountability Center says everyone with a cellphone should be paying attention to Tuesday’s privacy arguments at the Supreme Court.
Jim Harper from the Cato Institute, in this commentary, argues that police may rightly seize possession of your phone or car, but they may not put those items to whatever use they please.