Our founding document needs fresh understanding. Who better to provide it than a former constitutional law professor now reelected president?
The Giants won the World Series using the designated hitter. The next president will be chosen through the electoral college. In both cases, it's a win, fair and square.
No one disagrees that police canines are noble. But are they reliable? And can cops use them on private homes without a warrant?
In a less than reassuring twist, the U.S. government will argue that no one can sue to end one form of intelligence surveillance because nobody is safe from surveillance.
There are two weeks left until the vote -- but who says things will end with the vote?
What yesterday's decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act teaches about equality, civility, and the Constitution
The magnates attempt to re-found the United States more to their liking.
Trying to score political points off the direction the judiciary has taken rarely works.
With Sandra Day O'Connor off the court, a system upheld just nine years ago will survive, if at all, as a shell of its former self.
It's time to dust off a Reconstruction-era statute aimed at private citizens who try to block minorities from voting.
The Commonwealth Court's latest order blocks election officials from requiring ID, but not from asking for it.
In a scenario out of Groundhog Day, Don Verrilli and the justices discuss a case that was already argued once last term.
Uncle Nino's "originalism" looks back, because the past is good; young Sam Alito looks forward, out of fear the future will be bad.
Maybe we should understand what people in other countries think before we tell them they are wrong.
When Godzilla fights Mothra, who do you root for?
A four-member majority washes its hands of the voter ID conflict
The Constitution mentions "the right to vote" five times. Judges, and voter ID law proponents, don't seem to be getting the hint.
The Reagan appointee has been perhaps the most significant influence on law in the past three decades. But the start of the new term looks likely to mark the end of the Scalia Court and the beginning of the Roberts one.
Dispatch from First-Amendment Fantasyland: The D.C. Circuit Court dismisses Congress's anti-smoking warning labels as "ideology."
What kind of democracy teaches its young people they'll be punished for talking out of turn?