On July 3, 1978, the Supreme Court issued its historic verdict in the George Carlin “seven dirty words” case, a decision that still holds sway over the use of indecent and obscene language on television, and in a new era of mass communications.
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Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s $500 million lawsuit against Univision includes allegations that the television network violated his Constitutional rights. But what are the rights at issue and are they a key component of the lawsuit?
This week, the Supreme Court laid the groundwork to hear three controversial cases next term. Each case has the potential to upend constitutional law.
The controversy over the public display of a Confederate flag at South Carolina’s capitol has given new life to some old arguments about state-level protections given to Confederate flag-related items.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the broad implications of Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling about messages on license plates.