Jun 27

America’s Town Hall: The National Constitution Center’s Supreme Court Debates



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What a week it was at the Supreme Court in Washington: four landmark decisions in three days. Learn what the experts are saying about key rulings about same-sex marriage, the Voting Rights Act, and affirmative action. If you want to do your own analysis, we’ve combined a week of our online Town Hall debate and analysis coverage into one location for you.



Jun 26

Town Hall debate: McConnell and Rosen on the same-sex marriage decisions



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Michael McConnell and Jeffrey Rosen take up part three of their online debate about this week’s big Supreme Court decisions. This time, our Town Hall participants break down the Windsor and Perry decisions.



Jun 26

Update: Supreme Court strikes down DOMA, passes on Proposition 8



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The United States Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and rejected an appeal about Proposition 8 on Wednesday, in two significant wins for supporters of same-sex marriages.



Jun 26

Updated (6/26): Our Supreme Court scorecard



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The Supreme Court will be handing down some big decisions in June that affect everything from equal rights to whether you own your own genes. Here’s an overview of the decisions, with an easy-to-understand description and key web links.



Jun 25

Town Hall debate: McConnell and Rosen on the Voting Rights Act



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Michael McConnell and Jeffrey Rosen are back again after their debate about the Fisher affirmative action case–this time, taking on the Supreme Court’s landmark decision about the Voting Rights Act.