Constitution Daily

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Supreme Court preview: Beards, religion and prison

August 20, 2014 By Andrew Lowy

As the next Supreme Court terms near in October, Constitution Daily previews big cases before the Court. First up: beard lengths and religious rights in jail.

Scholars and regulators grapple with the future of drones

August 2, 2014 By Andrew Lowy

An open letter sent from college and university professors to the Federal Aviation Administration criticizes the agency’s policy governing commercial drone use.

Reading a dissent from the Supreme Court bench

July 18, 2014 By Andrew Lowy

Reading a dissent from the bench is a bold move for a Supreme Court Justice. As Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg demonstrated a few weeks ago in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, it signifies severe disagreement with the majority opinion.

Event preview: Scholars and advocates review the 2013-2014 Supreme Court Term

July 5, 2014 By Andrew Lowy

The Anti-Defamation League’s Deborah Lauter will join legal scholars Erwin Chemerinsky and Frederick Lawrence on Tuesday to review and assess the latest Supreme Court term with Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center.

Same-sex marriage earns new victories in federal court

June 30, 2014 By Andrew Lowy

This past week saw two rulings that overturned state prohibitions on same-sex marriage in Indiana and Utah. Both cases could land on the Supreme Court’s docket very soon.

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