Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at a dilemma facing an eight-person Supreme Court trying to decide the legality of an immigrant detention law.
David French and Ramesh Ponnuru of the National Review, Jonathan Chait of New York magazine, National Constitution Center scholar-in-residence Michael Gerhardt, and Michael Days of the Philadelphia Daily News explore the president’s constitutional legacy.
President-elect Donald Trump’s recent comments about prosecuting flag-burning protesters has started yet another debate about the issue. But in the end, the only Justice left on the Supreme Court from the 1980s could have the final say on the matter.
On the 142nd anniversary of his birth, Constitution Daily looks back at what the British leader and author Sir Winston Churchill had to say about the American Constitution, which was quite a lot.
Constitution Daily Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston reports on Tuesday’s arguments about a death penalty case involving an intellectually disabled defendant in Texas.
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is leading a drive to recount votes in at least two swing states. Historically, how have these efforts fared and could they affect the 2016 presidential election’s outcome?
Michael Gerhardt and Robert Strauss offer an enlightening — and highly entertaining — account of James Buchanan’s presidency and explain how historians rank presidents over time.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at an upcoming historic constitutional moment for the British legal system: the United Kingdom Supreme Court decision on Brexit.
On November 28, 1975, President Gerald Ford made his only Supreme Court nomination when he selected federal judge John Paul Stevens to the nation’s highest court.
One of many compromises at the Constitution Convention, the Electoral College gives the people a voice in the selection of the President.