Sometimes, cases not accepted by the Supreme Court can be as interesting as those accepted for arguments, and on Monday, the court refused to change lower-court decisions in deer hunting and fish pedicure cases.
The Supreme Court is back hearing arguments and issuing opinions this week, and again there will be considerable paid to two high-profile cases about U.S. foreign policy and Facebook free speech.
The Supreme Court justices have had some downtime recently, and the most-prominent jurist in the land had an interesting day on Wednesday in court as a prospective Maryland juror.
Comments from a GOP presidential contender and a federal judge have put the issue of states legalizing marijuana back on the constitutional front burner.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at a dispute over terrorism victims suing to get Iranian bank assets held in the United States, and a famous post-Civil War precedent.