Chief Justice John Roberts retains his capacity to surprise in Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar.
As the National Constitution Center observes Law Day, we have a few questions about local and state laws that are a bit out of the norm, with two of these laws in effect quite near our home in Philadelphia.
May 1 is Law Day, an event that honors “liberty, justice and equality under law which our forefathers bequeathed” to the United States. Learn more about 10 famous people who studied the law, from Abraham Lincoln to Nelson Mandela.
University of Colorado Law School professor Harold H. Bruff traces the evolution of the president’s formal power and examines how our commanders-in-chief have shaped the law through their responses to important issues of their time.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the debate at the Supreme Court over qualifications placed on drugs used in lethal-injection executions.