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Lyle Denniston explains the key role Justice Anthony Kennedy played in Tuesday’s Proposition 8 arguments, and why a stalemate could be in store.
This week marks an interesting anniversary in U.S. history—the first known appearance of a huge loaf of bread at the White House, as a tribute to an equally giant, politically charged cheese wheel that symbolized the First Amendment.
The stunning decision in Italy on Tuesday to retry American citizen Amanda Knox for murder has some people crying foul. But could Knox be protected by the U.S. Constitution?
Early reports about today’s Supreme Court hearing on California’s Proposition 8 indicate a potential June ruling may let a lower-court decision stand in the same-sex marriage case.
March 22 marks the 41st anniversary of congressional approval of the Equal Rights Amendment, which almost became part of the Constitution in the 1970s. But it wasn’t the only amendment that came close.