In an elegant act of “judicial jujitsu,” the Supreme Court issued its decision in Marbury v. Madison on February 24, 1803, establishing the high court’s power of judicial review.
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The gay-marriage debate in Alabama has taken another turn, after a federal judge overruled the state’s chief justice in a dispute over issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
The Constitution isn’t so quick to convict Dzhokar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing trial—and for good reason.
In his first visit to the National Constitution Center, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy spoke to an audience of high school students about our nation’s founding documents.
Jeffrey P. Minear, the Counselor to the Chief Justice of the United States, joins our Jeffrey Rosen to discuss the 225th anniversary of the Act that established our federal judicial system.