On June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court issued its Loving v. Virginia decision, which blocked states from passing laws that banned inter-racial marriages. Here is a brief recap of the this landmark civil rights case.
On June 2, 1924, President Calvin Coolidge signed into law the Indian Citizenship Act, which marked the end of a long debate and struggle, at a federal level, over full birthright citizenship for American Indians.
On Saturday, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will exchange wedding vows at Windsor Castle. So what happens to the American citizenship status of newest member of Britain’s royal family?
The decision of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka on May 17, 1954 is perhaps the most famous of all Supreme Court cases, as it started the process ending segregation. It overturned the equally far-reaching decision of Plessy v. Ferguson in 1896.
For the first time in any court, a federal judge in Seattle has ruled that transgender people are entitled to the fullest protection of the Constitution against discrimination.
Back in 2013, an obscure constitutional debate about presidential powers and the debt ceiling received considerable attention. But as a new debt deadline nears in a deadlocked Washington, the 14th Amendment could come back in play in late September.
In this commentary, Serena Mayeri of the University of Pennsylvania Law School explains what Loving v. Virginia did and did not do for marriage and racial equality in the United States.
In this commentary, Matthew Pinsker of Dickinson College explores the laws, practices, and cases that led up to the Supreme Court's landmark ruling on interracial marriage.
Steve Calabresi of Northwestern University and Sheryll Cashin of Georgetown University discuss the landmark case and its constitutional legacy.
In this commentary, "Loving Day" founder Ken Tanabe reflects on the story and enduring power of the Supreme Court's ruling in Loving v. Virginia.