In this commentary, Keith Werhan from Tulane Law School says Justice Antonin Scalia’s recent remarks about the First Amendment favoring religion are a strained reading of the Constitution.
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David Boies and Ted Olson, two of the nation’s most prominent lawyers who famously challenged California’s ban on same-sex marriage, will join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen for a public event on Friday.
The Supreme Court decided earlier this week that a man who bought a gun for his uncle, under his own name, violated a federal gun control law, even though his uncle wasn’t prohibited from owning a gun.
In a revealing conversation with the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen, three judges made an emphatic case for the value and necessity of independent courts.
The use of the word “God” in the Pledge of Allegiance and on U.S. currency is being challenged again in the lower courts, but so far, the word’s use in these cases has been upheld by judges.