On June 21, 1989, a deeply divided United States Supreme Court upheld the rights of protesters to burn the American flag in a landmark First Amendment decision.
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Jane Kirtley of the University of Minnesota and Amy Gajda of Tulane University examine the tension between press freedom and privacy.
The Pledge of Allegiance to the United States’ flag has been part of American life for generations, but not without some constitutional controversy.
It was 51 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.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, explains why suggestions that transgender rights are on the fast track to the Supreme Court may be premature.