North Carolina asked the Supreme Court on Monday to allow it to put back into effect its photo ID law for voters, and two other provisions also challenged by black voters and the federal government.
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National Constitution Center Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston looks at the legal hurdles faced by reality TV star Kody Brown as he contests Utah’s anti-polygamy statute.
Hans von Spakovsky of the Heritage Foundation and Wendy Weiser of the Brennan Center for Justice explore recent court rulings on the right to vote in America.
The National Constitution Center’s Interactive Constitution project presents leading experts exploring the Constitution’s history and what it means today. Here, Nelson Lund from the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University and Adam Winkler from the UCLA School of Law discuss the Second Amendment.
On Monday, the Supreme Court turned aside a plea to require jurors to satisfy the toughest legal test before they may vote to impose the death penalty, rejecting a new attempt by lawyers to further define an important Sixth Amendment ruling.