On Thursday morning, the United States Supreme Court said it would accept eight new cases for its 2016 term, which starts next week. For now, it didn’t act on an appeal from the Washington Redskins football team about a trademark ruling.
In its new term, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on Halloween about a conflict that started when a disabled child couldn’t bring a service dog to a public school.
To some it seemed like a technicality, but on this day in 1789, President George Washington succeeded in getting the First Congress to recognize the U.S. Army under the terms of our new Constitution.
Internationally acclaimed political writer and Guardian columnist Timothy Garton Ash in a rare U.S. appearance discusses controversies from censorship in China to Charlie Hebdo.
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.