Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at comments from Mike Huckabee about the Founders’ intentions for a Supreme Court with term limits and what Alexander Hamilton said about the issue.
When a company buys the licensing rights for a web-slinging toy, does it need to pay royalties to the inventor forever? Or just until the toy’s patent expires? The Supreme Court has already answered this question, but an upcoming decision from the Court may overrule a 50-year precedent.
On Monday morning, the United States Supreme Court refused to hear a case from California that allowed a public school to ban American flag apparel worn by students.
As the Supreme Court heads toward the end of March, two big cases from last year involving the diplomatic recognition of Jerusalem and free speech on Facebook seem imminent.
On the 225th birthday of John Tyler, Constitution Daily looks back at the legacy of a most unusual President who established the concept of presidential succession and eventually was elected to the Confederate Congress.