Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, explains how Monday’s Supreme Court ruling about gerrymandering has pointed the way for other states to take up the cause of challenging bitter and divisive partisanship.
After a week of historic drama, the Supreme Court concluded its term on Monday with decisions about election districts, the environment and the death penalty.
The Supreme Court has ended its current term, as of June 29, 2015. Here is your quick guide to the major cases decided this term.
Monday’s Supreme Court decision about lethal injections comes on the same day, back in 1972, that the Court briefly limited the death penalty.
The historic decision that made same-sex marriage a national right included some pointed remarks from five Supreme Court justices. Here are a few of the most interesting quotes.
On June 26, 1978, the Supreme Court ruled in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke.
Late Friday morning, President Barack Obama addressed the nation about the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision, calling it a “victory for America.
A divided Supreme Court said on Friday that the Constitution’s 14th Amendment recognizes a national right to same-sex marriage.
As the Supreme Court nears a decision on same-sex marriages, observers of Court history have noted that June 26 already has special significance for decisions that have favored gay rights in landmark cases.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at two developing lawsuits in lower courts, both based on constitutional claims, that may threaten Obamacare and could reach the Justices within the next year.