It was 50 years ago today that the Supreme Court ruled in a landmark case about contraception use by married couples that laid the groundwork for a constitutional “right to privacy” in the United States.
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On June 2, 1924, President Calvin Coolidge signed into law the Indian Citizenship Act, which marked the end of a long debate and struggle, at a federal level, over full birthright citizenship for American Indians.
There were no major decisions at the Supreme Court on Tuesday but a significant new case about voting representation was accepted for arguments this fall.
American Constitution Society President Caroline Fredrickson discusses the status of women’s rights in the workplace in this special National Constitution Center event recorded on May 19, 2015.
This weekend marks a landmark day in the Supreme Court’s history: a unanimous court in 1954 ended a policy of segregation in public facilities it had endorsed in 1896.