Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at an argument supported by Rand Paul in a proposed Senate bill that seeks to use the 14th Amendment as a way to end abortion without enacting a constitutional amendment.
In a private conference on Monday, the Supreme Court started considerations about two big cases for the sports world: the struggle between former college basketball star Ed O’Bannon and the NCAA, and the Washington Redskins’ trademark dispute.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump discussed many issues at the first fall presidential debate on Monday night, but direct talk about the Constitution was not on the agenda.
September 26, 1960 is the day that changed part of the modern political landscape, when a vice president and a senator took part in the first televised presidential debate.
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.