On Friday morning, the Supreme Court decided against a Virginia man’s claim that he faced double jeopardy because he faced multiple trials related to one incident.
A divided Supreme Court said on Thursday that SEC administrative law judges appointed by staffers should be appointed by the President, courts or department heads, but it didn’t consider a Justice Department request to clarify the President’s ability to fire any “officer of the United States.”
The Supreme Court is getting ready to release its remaining major decisions by late June. Here is a quick look at four big cases still on the docket.
Today is the 236th birthday of the Great Seal of the United States. So how close did we really come to having a turkey instead of an eagle as our national symbol?
On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Fane Lozman, a Florida man at the center of a local political dispute, who had already won at the Court in a high-profile 2013 case.
Last week, a divided Supreme Court said a Minnesota law barring political clothing within polling places is unconstitutional, but it left a door open that could result in specific apparel bans at the polls.
Former vice president Aaron Burr usually isn’t credited as a Founding Father, but there is one instance where Burr directly helped to change the Constitution by forcing the passage of the 12th amendment.
The Pledge of Allegiance to the United States' flag has been part of American life for generations, but not without some constitutional controversy.
On Tuesday, California’s secretary of state announced that enough petition signatures were certified to place an initiative on this fall’s ballot to divide the Golden State into three states. How realistic is this proposal and what are the constitutional hurdles?
A divided Supreme Court on Monday allowed the state of Ohio’s voter-registration list maintenance policies to remain in place, reversing a federal appeals court ruling.