If you’re the President of the United States and want to get a Supreme Court nominee approved, does your party also need to control the Senate? The recent history shows mixed results when it comes to the Senate approval theory.
On Friday night, a federal judge said the NCAA must allow compensation to student-athletes whose likenesses are used in video-based products. The landmark decision will likely be appealed, but it’s a big deal for a high-profile business of televised college sports.
On a June 17, 1972, police caught five men breaking into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C. So how did a “third-rate burglary” escalate into a near constitutional crisis?
Cenk Uygur, the host of the Young Turks, and the Campaign Legal Center’s Meredith McGehee join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffery Rosen for a podcast debate about a constitutional convention versus legislative reform as a way to address campaign finance concerns.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at how and when the Supreme Court will deal with four cases related to same-sex marriage.