Catherine Fisk of the University of California, Irvine and David Forte of Cleveland State University break down the constitutional issues in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association and predict how the Court will rule.
Will Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton keep their polling leads, or wind up like Howard Dean in 2004, or Hillary Clinton in 2008? Here’s a look at the recent January trends in the past four contested nomination races.
Robert C. Weaver had a strong public record as a Civil Rights leader and a government official, but there was still controversy when he became the first black nominated to a Cabinet-level position on this day in 1966.
In an 8-1 decision, the United States Supreme Court has ruled against Florida’s capital punishment scheme, which says that judges have the power to determine facts in death penalty cases.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the Supreme Court’s recent silence on gun issues and some trends in the lower court system.
In recent days, another debate over American citizenship has surfaced in the presidential election that centers on the eligibility of a foreign-born candidate for office.
Today marks the birthday of Alexander Hamilton. In a tribute to an essential, and controversial figure, Constitution Daily looks back at the papers that made Hamilton our “founding blogger.”
On January 9, 1776, the publication of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense became the first viral mass communications event in America, an event so big that it still rivals today’s blockbuster movies and books.
Richard Nixon was one of the best-known American politicians of the 20th century’s second half, and one of the most controversial. So how much do you know about the 37th President on the occasion of his birthday?
The Supreme Court will start its January term on Monday with arguments in one of the year’s biggest cases, about the fate of public teachers’ unions.