Monday’s Supreme Court decision about lethal injections comes on the same day, back in 1972, that the Court briefly limited the death penalty.
The historic decision that made same-sex marriage a national right included some pointed remarks from five Supreme Court justices. Here are a few of the most interesting quotes.
On June 26, 1978, the Supreme Court ruled in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke.
As the Supreme Court nears a decision on same-sex marriages, observers of Court history have noted that June 26 already has special significance for decisions that have favored gay rights in landmark cases.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at two developing lawsuits in lower courts, both based on constitutional claims, that may threaten Obamacare and could reach the Justices within the next year.