The Supreme Court on Monday morning declined the appeal of New York Times reporter James Risen, who is being forced to reveal a source about a CIA story, or face possible jail time.
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Fugitive NSA contractor Edward Snowden made his first national television appearance on Wednesday night on NBC, again saying his constitutional duty motivated him to leak massive amounts of information about U.S. government surveillance activities.
Editor’s note: This story first ran on Constitution Daily in November 2012. It has added significance on the occasion of President John Kennedy’s 97th birthday today, given the upcoming 5oth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
As the Supreme Court heads towards the stretch run in June, two significant cases about President Barack Obama’s policies remain unsettled.
In the ongoing saga over the Washington Redskins football nickname, half of the U.S. Senate wants the team’s nickname changed. But it is really a lesser-known government agency that could force owner Daniel Snyder to make a move.