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Oct 21
Constitution Check: When the Supreme Court acts silently, what does it mean to say?

Constitution Check: When the Supreme Court acts silently, what does it mean to say?

Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's adviser on constitutional literacy, explains how the Supreme Court's recent actions without comments in major decisions may appear to mysterious but are hardly uncommon.

Oct 21
Politicians as Supreme Court Justices? Not common in recent years

Politicians as Supreme Court Justices? Not common in recent years

Over the weekend, President Barack Obama said in an interview that he probably wouldn’t be interested in becoming a Justice after his term ends. And in terms of recent trends, it’s been a while since a major national political figure joined the Supreme Court.

Presidency, Supreme Court

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