On June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court issued its Loving v. Virginia decision, which blocked states from passing laws that banned inter-racial marriages. Here is a brief recap of the this landmark civil rights case.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how a new case involving a transgender student heading toward the Supreme Court is shaping up as a significant test of judicial deference to bureaucratic views.
A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday said former Pennsylvania Supreme Court chief justice Ron Castille violated the Constitution’s Due Process Clause when he didn’t recuse himself from the death penalty appeals case of Terrance Williams.
On June 9, 1969, a near unanimous Senate confirmed federal judge Warren Burger as Chief Justice of the United States, starting a 17-year tenure marked by landmark Court decisions.
In this commentary, Adam Winkler from the UCLA School of Law argues that guns will likely play the role that abortion used to play in Supreme Court nomination hearings.