A unanimous Supreme Court said on Tuesday that Arkansas can’t dictate the length of a beard maintained by a Muslim prisoner, after he made his own case initially to the Court using a handwritten form.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at aspects of the constitutional controversy over same-sex marriage that the Supreme Court has not yet settled.
The dust has settled from the Supreme Court’s decision to accept four new gay-marriage cases, and here is a look at the key dates and deadlines before the nine Justices.
Sometime Friday, probably before noon, the Supreme Court is due to have a conversation about gay rights, discussing whether to open what could be the final judicial chapter on same-sex marriage.
As the Supreme Court meets in a private conference Friday morning to decide if it will clarify its June 2013 ruling on same-sex marriages, Constitution Daily looks at the five cases in front of the Justices.