There could be a five-Justice majority to strike down the practice.
National Constitution Center president Jeffrey Rosen is joined by U.S. Senator Chris Coons, Neal Katyal, David Frum and David Leonhardt to break down a busy end to the Supreme Court’s landmark term.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how comments from Justice Anthony Kennedy could lead to a stream of new cases from prisoners testing the constitutionality of solitary confinement.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at Justice Stephen Breyer’s dissent in a recent death penalty case, which argued for an end to capital punishment.
GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has renewed a call for term limits for Supreme Court Justices, but such a task would be a very tall one under the Constitution’s terms.