A Philadelphia man convicted of capital murder in 1986 is set for a February 2016 Supreme Court hearing in a sentencing dispute.
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Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer told ABC News on Sunday he doesn’t see mass internment of ethnic groups in the nation’s future, in a reference to the Court’s 1944 Korematsu decision.
Presidential historian Jon Meacham joins The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza to discuss his blockbuster new biography of President George H.W. Bush.
It was 69 years ago today that the Supreme Court handed down the Korematsu decision, which validated putting American citizens in internment camps during wartime conditions – based on their race or ethnicity.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at a petition on its way to the Supreme about birthright citizenship for American Samoans – which could have broader implications.