Lyle Denniston previews the historic arguments this week about same-sex marriage in front of the Supreme Court.
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Lyle Denniston looks at the constitutional argument that a president has to defend in court a law passed by Congress, even if the president thinks the law in unjust.
It was two years ago today that President Obama nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan as a Supreme Court justice. Among the Republicans who voted for Kagan’s appointment was Senator Richard Lugar.
The Constitution in the news this week: cell phone tracking, teens on Twitter, the Supreme Court’s ruling on strip searches, President Obama’s civics lesson, and same-sex couples on immigration.
Today is the 82nd birthday of retired Supreme Court Justice and a longtime friend of the National Constitution Center, Sandra Day O’Connor.