Bill Blum / TruthdigMar 3, 2023
If you want to deepen your understanding of the differences between “originalism” and “living constitutionalism” as competing theories of constitutional law and interpretation, there’s no better place to begin than with the 2006 debate between the late conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and the recently retired liberal Justice Stephen Breyer. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Marjorie Cohn / TruthdigJun 30, 2019
The highest court in the land puts a halt to the Trump administration’s plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census---for now. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
MARK SHERMAN / The Associated PressJun 4, 2018
The court's limited decision in the Colorado case leaves for another day the larger issue of whether a business can invoke religious objections to refuse service to gay and lesbian people. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
JESSICA GRESKO and WAYNE PARRY / The Associated PressMay 14, 2018
Despite opposition from the major sports leagues and the administration, the Supreme Court strikes down a law barring betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
By Sam Hananel / Associated PressJun 20, 2017
The ruling for an Asian-American band named the Slants is expected to help the Washington Redskins in their fight to keep the team name, which many find insulting. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Bill Blum / TruthdigDec 20, 2016
It’s time for Truthdig’s annual—and only partially tongue-in-cheek—review of the highlights, lowlights, pratfalls and pitfalls of the Supreme Court over the past 12 months. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
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