In this commentary, Kermit Roosevelt from the University of Pennsylvania Law School says that our country’s legacy of slavery and racism remains with us today.
Most people aren’t big fans of a national income tax, but it was on this day back in 1861 that the first one was levied by the new President, Abraham Lincoln.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, examines a case that has just arrived at the Supreme Court about police access to cellphone location data stored on cellphone towers.
The mother of all political campaign debates was the battle between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas, and by today’s standards, our modern debaters would be challenged to fit the 1858 format.
In this commentary, Rick Hasen of the University of California, Irvine School of Law says a big trial in North Carolina demonstrates that the Voting Rights Act is in need of a major upgrade.