Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at comments from Mike Huckabee about the Founders’ intentions for a Supreme Court with term limits and what Alexander Hamilton said about the issue.
Currently browsing: Article III
With the anniversary of the 22nd Amendment on Friday, Constitution Daily looks at two hot-button topics: Should a President be allowed to serve a third term? And should members of Congress and the Supreme Court have term limits like the President?
In an elegant act of “judicial jujitsu,” the Supreme Court issued its decision in Marbury v. Madison on February 24, 1803, establishing the high court’s power of judicial review.
The gay-marriage debate in Alabama has taken another turn, after a federal judge overruled the state’s chief justice in a dispute over issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
The Constitution isn’t so quick to convict Dzhokar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing trial—and for good reason.