Terrance Williams, who is at the center of two capital punishment controversies, will have one of his cases argued at the United States Supreme Court in the next year, as the Justices accepted an appeal Thursday on Eighth and 14th Amendment grounds.
As the Supreme Court starts its new term, here is a quick look at the newest batch of cases accepted by the nine Justices this past week.
Heads up, Constitution Daily readers: the Harlan Institute and ConSource are starting their fourth annual Virtual Supreme Court competition.
U.S. Senator Chris Coons discusses the upcoming Supreme Court term, current congressional debates, and his life in public service in a live event at the National Constitution Center.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at a case about Puerto Rico’s sovereignty just accepted by the Supreme Court and the Fifth Amendment concept of double jeopardy.
California Governor Jerry Brown has a decision to make.
Kenji Yoshino of the New York University School of Law and Josh Blackman of the South Texas College of Law preview the new Supreme Court term that begins on Monday, October 5.
Today we celebrate the 91st birthday of former President Jimmy Carter. The Plains, Georgia-native is certainly unique in comparison with other Presidents.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how the founders would not have imagined a national government shutdown in a disagreement over national policy.
As the dust settles from John Boehner’s resignation, a quick look at the House’s official records shows how rare – and historic- it is for a Speaker of the House to quit during a two-year congressional session.