A dispute now at the Supreme Court over an alleged Louisiana frog habitat has led to an interesting set of amicus briefs, including one from Utah supporting land owners who feel the Endangered Species Act is too restrictive about protecting a species of grouse.
On August 12, 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated then-Senator Hugo Black of Alabama to the Supreme Court.
Two advocacy groups have filed suit against President Donald Trump on Fifth Amendment grounds after the President said on Twitter that he was directing the nation’s military to disallow transgender individuals from military service.
What are the basic underpinnings of a federal grand jury? In the excerpt from the National Constitution Center’s Interactive Constitution, Paul Cassell and Kate Stith look at their origin as related to the Fifth Amendment.
On Monday, the Supreme Court erased the Fifth Circuit’s ruling in Hernández v. Mesa and asked the court to reconsider in light of its own recent decision.
The Supreme Court has ruled on an important test first posed by Justice William Brennan nearly 40 years ago about property rights, as Justice Anthony Kennedy sided with the Court's four liberal Justices on Friday.
On June 23, 2005, the Supreme Court ruled in the controversial, landmark case of Kelo v. City of New London.
It was 51 years ago today that the phrase “Miranda warning” was born, after the Supreme Court ruled in a landmark case about the Fifth Amendment
It was on this day in 1965 that the Supreme Court ruled in a landmark case about contraception use by married couples that laid the groundwork for a constitutional “right to privacy” in the United States.
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn seemingly won’t comply with congressional subpoenas to produce records related to a Senate investigation. What’s the constitutional basis for this controversy and can the Senate hold Flynn in contempt?