From an outsider’s perspective, it seems like liberal-conservative ideology predicts the way that judges will rule. But new research suggests the truth is more complicated.
Hear from one of America’s most renowned constitutional law scholars,Akhil Reed Amar, as he describes how geography has influenced some of the biggest questions in American constitutional law.
On Monday morning, the United States Supreme Court asked the Solicitor General’s office for its opinion in a lawsuit involving three states about the commercial sales of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado.
The current U.S. Supreme Court term will start heading for the finish line in May, so here is a look at 10 big case decisions due by late June.
Today marks the anniversary of an important Supreme Court case that helped to end the Hollywood studio system and fuel a young television industry in the late 1940s.
Chief Justice John Roberts retains his capacity to surprise in Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar.
As the National Constitution Center observes Law Day, we have a few questions about local and state laws that are a bit out of the norm, with two of these laws in effect quite near our home in Philadelphia.
May 1 is Law Day, an event that honors “liberty, justice and equality under law which our forefathers bequeathed” to the United States. Learn more about 10 famous people who studied the law, from Abraham Lincoln to Nelson Mandela.
University of Colorado Law School professor Harold H. Bruff traces the evolution of the president’s formal power and examines how our commanders-in-chief have shaped the law through their responses to important issues of their time.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the debate at the Supreme Court over qualifications placed on drugs used in lethal-injection executions.