Hans von Spakovsky of the Heritage Foundation and Wendy Weiser of the Brennan Center for Justice explore recent court rulings on the right to vote in America.
Constitution Daily Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston explains why a little-used section of the Voting Rights Act may not have much, if any, impact on federal voter identification lawsuits.
On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act. The landmark law was a turning point in American history, as it addressed discrimination and segregation on a national level.
Growing attention to the problem of sexual assault on college campuses has raised interesting constitutional concerns.
In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, leaders on both sides of the aisle are calling for action. Here’s what you need to know.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how a new case involving a transgender student heading toward the Supreme Court is shaping up as a significant test of judicial deference to bureaucratic views.
The National Constitution Center’s Liberty Medal will be awarded to United States Representative John Lewis during the 28th Annual Liberty Medal Ceremony on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 7 p.m.
On May 17, 2004, Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex marriage.
On the 62nd anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision that started the end of segregation, one leading academic says conservatives and liberals today are missing a key point about the ruling.
On this day in 1964, the Senate was involved in an epic fight over the Civil Right Act, after a group of Southern senators started a record-setting filibuster in March.