On Monday, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell will be one of three people allowed to argue a case before the Supreme Court. So how unusual is it for a non-lawyer to appear before the nine Justices?
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The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen says that Judge Richard Leon’s decision about NSA programs probably violating the Constitution shows a flaw in Obama administration arguments about a 1979 Supreme Court decision.
President Barack Obama is releasing a critical report today about the National Security Agency that calls for more than 40 major reforms, after parts of the report were leaked to the press last week.
A big Supreme Court decision next year could influence a precedent, the Plastic Reindeer Rule, that has limited the use of religious symbols like nativity scenes in public places.
On December 18, 1944, the Supreme Court announced one of its most shocking decisions ever. The Korematsu decision is still controversial, since it allowed the federal government to detain a person based on their race during a wartime situation.