In a special America’s Town Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago, Illinois, debaters tackle the issue of voter identification requirements.
Daniel Farber of the University of California, Berkeley, and Barry McDonald of Pepperdine University discuss how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would appoint judges and shape constitutional law.
The Supreme Court’s second day of hearings in its new term moved the Justices directly into some of the most significant controversies they will face in coming months, and it was plain that the outcomes are hardly going to be bold.
If you are a presidential historian or a fan of facial hair, you probably know a little about Chester Alan Arthur. For the rest of us, he’s one of the more obscure leaders in American history.
In a special symposium, acclaimed historians and scholars discuss George Mason — one of the three dissenters of the Constitution — and the role dissent has played in shaping America.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at Monday’s denial of a rehearing in the Obama administration’s immigration case and why it could stand out in the court’s history.
Today marks the birthday of the one of the most controversial U.S. presidents, Rutherford B. Hayes, who took office amid a constitutional crisis and left office defending his reputation.
On Monday morning, the United States Supreme Court didn’t accept two appeals related to a high-profile case about compensation for college student athletes.
Without comment, the Supreme Court on Monday turned down the Obama administration’s request to grant a new hearing on the legality of the President’s ambitious immigration policy. It also refused a case supporting the Washington pro football team’s legal right to continue using its trademarks with copyright protections.
One of the more interesting copyright cases coming up at the Supreme Court this fall involves an iconic American clothing symbol: the cheerleader’s uniform.