Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at remarks made by a Tennessee judge that his court lacked the power to decide a divorce case because of the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision.
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On Monday morning, the United States Supreme Court asked the Solicitor General’s office for its opinion in a lawsuit involving three states about the commercial sales of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at claims from an Alabama judge that harken back to the 1950s civil rights school desegregation decisions.
Jim Harper from the Cato Institute, in this commentary, argues that police may rightly seize possession of your phone or car, but they may not put those items to whatever use they please.
As part of the National Constitution Center’s 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) project, we take a look at the 10th Amendment, which says that powers not delegated to the federal government remains with the states or the people.