A lot of topics crop up when people argue about politics and Supreme Court decisions, but the historic 1857 Dred Scott decision about slavery usually isn’t one of them.
Matt Bowman of the Alliance Defending Freedom and Ian Millhiser of the Center for American Progress examine constitutional challenges to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate with guest host Michael Gerhardt of the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at remarks made by a Tennessee judge that his court lacked the power to decide a divorce case because of the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision.
In this commentary, Robin Fretwell Wilson of the University of Illinois says states can find creative solutions to resolve the clash between LGBT rights and religious freedom.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the Kim Davis case, and how reconciling the principles of faith and the performance of public duty has been an unending task of constitutional interpretation.
The two proposals represent the first wave of efforts to grapple with the challenges of a post-Obergefell world.
National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen is joined by Richard Pildes and Michael Stokes Paulsen to analyze the constitutional aspects of the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage and election redistricting decisions.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how the Supreme Court must depend upon others to put its judgments such as the same-sex marriage decision into effect.
Late Friday morning, President Barack Obama addressed the nation about the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision, calling it a “victory for America.
A divided Supreme Court said on Friday that the Constitution’s 14th Amendment recognizes a national right to same-sex marriage.