Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the public trust doctrine, an aged-old concept about environmental protection, and some recent legal challenges about the concept.
We invite you to submit your questions about the Constitution, the Court and more to Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center.
Donald Trump’s big win in Indiana all but assures his GOP nomination in July. But has there ever been a major party nominee with his outsider status? Here’s a look at five past nominees who were seen as outsiders, and had some connections to celebrity status or wealth.
Since our last Supreme Court Scorecard, the Court’s dynamics were greatly changed by Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. Here is a look at where this term’s major cases stand.
Today marks the anniversary of an important Supreme Court case that helped to end the Hollywood studio system and fuel a young television industry in the late 1940s.