A student who was ordered to stop handing out copies of the Constitution on Constitution Day filed a lawsuit today in federal court against the college district for violating his First Amendment rights.
Administrators and campus security told students at California’s Modesto Junior College that they could not hand out copies of the Constitution to fellow students on Constitution Day.
The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is taking aim at Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D., W.V.) for pushing a link between video game use by children and violent crime.
Before a bill is approved by Congress it must comply with the Constitution. However, one group of Republicans is unimpressed by the offered justifications for constitutionality.
President Barack Obama is running roughshod over the Constitution, legal scholars say, by disregarding it, changing laws outside the legislative process, and extending federal power in unprecedented ways.
The United States Supreme Court on Thursday largely upheld President Obama’s controversial healthcare law by a narrow 5-4 majority.
Chief Justice John Roberts ruled Thursday that Barack Obama used “magic words” to characterize a multi-billion dollar tax increase on middle and low income earners as a “penalty.”
Thursday marked the 224th anniversary of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution with no word out of the White House.
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D., Vt.) last Thursday criticized a hotly contested proposal concerning Palestinian refugees for not putting “the United States’ interests first”—a charge that critics said evokes the “Israel firster” slur at the center of the Middle East debate.