A high school in the Philadelphia suburbs is embroiled in its own battle over using the term “Redskins” for its sports team, the First Amendment, and the ability of student journalists to control their own newspaper.
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On June 19, 1961, the Supreme Court settled a case about police using a fake warrant to search a home that set a huge precedent linking the Fourth and 14th Amendments.
In this commentary, Keith Werhan from Tulane Law School says Justice Antonin Scalia’s recent remarks about the First Amendment favoring religion are a strained reading of the Constitution.
David Boies and Ted Olson, two of the nation’s most prominent lawyers who famously challenged California’s ban on same-sex marriage, will join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen for a public event on Friday.
The Supreme Court decided earlier this week that a man who bought a gun for his uncle, under his own name, violated a federal gun control law, even though his uncle wasn’t prohibited from owning a gun.