Amid nationwide debate over the authority of police to use their guns in enforcing the laws, the Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether police may be sued if they take action that provokes someone to be violent, and then shoot that individual in response.
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Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at the latest developments in the court battle over Obamacare and birth-control access for women who work for religious non-profits.
There is a distinct possibility that at least one Electoral College member will switch votes on December 19. So what happens to an Elector when a person doesn’t vote for their pledged candidate and to the election in general?
Alex Keyssar of Harvard University and James Ceaser of the University of Virginia explore the history and purpose of the Electoral College.
Today marks the 61st anniversary of Rosa Parks’ decision to sit down for her rights on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus, putting the effort to end segregation on a fast track.