A notoriously gruff Reagan-appointed judge puts the Supreme Court on notice
The outcome in United States v. Jones will determine whether police can use GPS to track vehicles without a warrant
The Court could duck, or decide to allow "Jerusalem, Israel" to appear as a birthplace on passports -- or blaze a new trail in foreign affairs law
PETA's Thirteenth Amendment lawsuit risks trivializing both slavery and the question of animal rights
Scalia suggests that Kelo v. New London is today's Dred Scott case
The Justice's new autobiography gives us a rare glance into the Supreme Court, but too little insight into his own compelling life
To the Supreme Court, questions of dignity and rights seem less important than defining "true anal cavity searches"
If civil rights laws don't apply to religious teachers, Justice Sotomayor asks, what about child-abuse reporting laws?
While we wait for the main course -- the Affordable Care Act case -- the Court offers some intriguing appetizers
In his recent book Fed Up!, the new Republican front-runner found treason everywhere, molding history to fit his ideas
As ballot restrictions multiply, the state is bringing a lawsuit against the right to vote
People fib. But a current court case centers around whether laws can stop them.
The system we have for presidential elections is dangerous and rickety. It should be reformed -- very carefully.
The Founders wrote "the law of nations" into the document; the far right wants to read it out
The 17th Amendment removed a firewall of privilege -- which is why the Right doesn't like it
Why do some on the right look at this basic guarantee of democracy and think nothing's there?
Today's "Tenthers" seem to be yearning for the good old Articles of Confederation, not this newfangled left-wing Madison thing
In a time of crisis, Section Four of the Fourteenth Amendment is a fireaxe on the wall, and the president may have to break the glass
The "right to bear arms" is not a right to nullify any government measure a "sovereign citizen" finds irksome
The Justice's interpretation of the Constitution is one of pick-and-choose history