On the occasion of Rosa Park’s birthday, Constitution Daily looks at her journey from a childhood in the segregated south to her enduring status as a civil rights icon.
Today we celebrate a constitutional ratification twofer: the 15th Amendment (ratified February 3, 1870) and the 16th Amendment (ratified February 3, 1913). Here’s what you need to know.
The Supreme Court is on hiatus until February 19, but here’s a quick look at three big cases to track, and three other significant cases with decisions due.
Earlier this month, the Supreme Court decided to hear McDonnell v. United States, a criminal case involving the convicted ex-governor of Virginia, Robert McDonnell.
It was 226 years ago today that the United States Supreme Court opened for business. The court back then bared little resemblance to the current one, but it certainly had some interesting characters