University of Colorado Law School professor Harold H. Bruff traces the evolution of the president’s formal power and examines how our commanders-in-chief have shaped the law through their responses to important issues of their time.
The Supreme Court is facing a big week, with arguments set for Tuesday in the same-sex marriage cases, and several big decisions from last fall looming.
Today marks the 193rd birthday of Ulysses Grant, who played a unique role in American history. Here is a look at a military leader who later become president in one of the nation’s most troubled decades.
The Library of Congress has survived an attack by the British and a lack of government funding to become the world’s biggest library, with the helping hands of two people in the 19th century.
Since its establishment on April 24, 1800, the Library of Congress has grown to become the largest library in the world, with more than 155.3 million items in its holdings. Here’s a look at 10 of the most fascinating pieces.