On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated, sparking World War I. Five years later, the Treaty of Versailles was signed, ending it.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, explains how the campaign to restrict abortion has been largely frustrated – for now – by Monday’s Supreme Court decision.
On Monday, National Constitution Center CEO and President Jeffrey Rosen joined the Diane Rehm Show to discuss the constitutional aspects of the Supreme Court’s final decisions of its current term.
On the same day as a major Supreme Court decision, three experts convened at the National Constitution Center to discuss current and future constitutional debates about abortion.
The Supreme Court’s current term is now over, and it’s time to review the major decisions from the Justices from the past few months.
In the final case of its current term, a unanimous Supreme Court vacated former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s corruption conviction, disagreeing with how his alleged criminal acts were defined.
A divided Supreme Court on Monday ruled against a Texas law that placed restrictions on how women can gain access to abortions at clinics.
In a majority 6-2 decision on Monday, the Supreme Court upheld a federal law that restricts gun ownership for a person convicted of reckless domestic assault.
The Supreme Court ends its current term on Monday with three important, but very different cases, on abortion, political corruption and the qualifications of gun ownership. Here is a breakdown of the cases.
In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, Barry Edelstein of the Old Globe in San Diego delves into the Bard’s greatest plays to address the broad question of what Shakespeare can teach us about justice.