As the White House prepares to unveil a new rule to cut carbon-dioxide emissions from existing coal- and gas-fired power plants, the Supreme Court is preparing to rule on the scope of federal power to protect the environment.
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Fugitive NSA contractor Edward Snowden made his first national television appearance on Wednesday night on NBC, again saying his constitutional duty motivated him to leak massive amounts of information about U.S. government surveillance activities.
In the ongoing saga over the Washington Redskins football nickname, half of the U.S. Senate wants the team’s nickname changed. But it is really a lesser-known government agency that could force owner Daniel Snyder to make a move.
Governments around the world are considering significant changes to their national constitutions, including rules determining officeholder eligibility, protection for foreign languages—even the creation of a new constitution from scratch.
At a recent National Constitution Center event in Washington, Jeffrey Rosen sat down with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to discuss opera, Justice Antonin Scalia, and recent court decisions about civil rights.