On January 28, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson nominated the successful Boston attorney Louis Brandeis to the Supreme Court. Although Brandeis is a mostly revered figure today, his battle to get a seat at the Court was ugly and hard-fought
On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in Montgomery v. Louisiana, one of two cases heard in October that involve the Eighth Amendment.
On this day in 2010, the Supreme Court announced its ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission—a groundbreaking decision that continues to resonate in American politics and constitutional law.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at a decision by at least four Justices to tackle the constitutional legitimacy of President Obama’s immigration policies.
The United States Supreme Court said on Tuesday it would hear a dispute between President Barack Obama and 26 states over the President’s ability to issue sweeping executive orders about immigration.