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.
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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.
On June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court issued its Loving v. Virginia decision, which blocked states from passing laws that banned inter-racial marriages. Here is a brief recap of the this landmark civil rights case.
A ruling out of Los Angeles County Superior Court on Tuesday struck down several state laws governing teacher tenure and dismissal procedures as unconstitutional. Across the political spectrum, experts agree: the fight is just beginning.
Lyle Denniston looks at the controversy over drawing new election districts when race is taken into account as an attempt to remedy past discrimination.