On September 9, 1776, the Second Continental Congress adopted a new name for what had been called “the United Colonies.” The moniker United States of America has remained since then as a symbol of freedom and independence.
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Former U.S. Attorney General and Counsel to President George W. Bush, Alberto Gonzales, reveals never-before-told stories behind the controversial decisions made during the crucible of the 9/11 attacks.
John Yoo of the University of California, Berkeley, and Karen Greenberg of Fordham University discuss the legal status of detainees and prospects for the prison’s closure.
President Gerald Ford’s pardon of Richard Nixon 42 years ago today generated a national controversy, but in recent years, some of the pardon’s biggest critics have changed their tunes on the unprecedented move.
The United States Supreme Court will be back in full business in less than a month. So what are the significant early cases people are already talking about?