Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, says the House Republicans face a big hurdle in their lawsuit against President Obama that could prevent the case from ever getting to a court.
A ruling is imminent from a federal appeals court on the next possible big challenge to the Affordable Care Act, and it could have a much-bigger impact than the recent Hobby Lobby decision.
National Constitution Center president Jeffrey Rosen moderates an Aspen Institute panel discussion on the Supreme Court’s just-concluded term, featuring Sherrilyn Ifill, Neal Katyal and Theodore B. Olson. Recorded on July 2, 2014.
The state of Utah, preparing to take its case against legalized same-sex marriages to the U.S. Supreme Court in a few weeks, finds itself facing a need to go to the Justices earlier to keep its options open on another front in that controversy.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at the large number of unanimous Supreme Court decisions in the term that concluded in June, and if there is a lesson to be learned from the trend.