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A quick look at the next big Affirmative Action case

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The case of Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action will be one of the high-profile cases in the Supreme Court’s next term. Here’s a quick look at the basics, about five weeks before it comes before the Justices.

Holding Assad accountable

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Louis Fisher, scholar in residence at the Constitution Project, discusses an important letter detailing the potential costs of a Syrian intervention by President Obama, as well as roadblocks placed by the President in his own path.

Another possible Supreme Court case involving religion and gay rights

Posted 7 months, 7 days ago.

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A recent court case in New Mexico could find its way to the Supreme Court as a test of several First Amendment freedoms.

Constitution Check: Is President Obama claiming too much war power?

Posted 7 months, 7 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at Justice Robert H. Jackson’s 1952 opinion about presidential powers, as an indicator of President Obama’s mindset about Syrian intervention.

Vote Now: An amendment to ensure equal rights for all

Posted 7 months, 7 days ago.

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Does the Constitution need a new amendment to ensure people of all genders have equal rights? Vote now in our “Next 10 Amendments” project!