Before Trump said he wanted to create a Muslim registry, there were a number of Islamophobic policies in place.
The Supreme Court appeared divided over claims of religious freedom in the case of a gay wedding. History shows how contentious religious freedom has been in America.
A survey asked Americans what they would do if the Supreme Court started making many unpopular decisions. Here's what they said.
Scholars argue that the complaint of bias against Harvard reflects a flawed understanding of affirmative action policies.
There are three very different kinds of liberty. When people talk about religious liberty, what kind of liberty they might mean?
A professor of constitutional law gives a preview of what to expect when the travel ban cases reach the highest court this fall.
Have American companies just been given the green light to deploy "edgy" branding that goes way too far?
In 1958, Mildred and Richard Loving were arrested in Virginia for the crime of being married. The couple helped spark an effort to strike down laws against interracial marriage in the United States.
A number of state constitutions have clauses restricting state funding for religious schools. Some of these go back to an amendment proposed in 1875, known as the Blaine Amendment. What is it?
Twenty years ago, a sheriff won a lawsuit against a federal gun control law. Today, San Francisco is betting the same argument for state's rights will stop Trump from defunding sanctuary cities.
Judge Gorsuch was raised Catholic and later became an Episcopalian. An expert on Church-State issues says don't read too much into religion as an indicator of judicial philosophy.
What will happen to the landmark abortion rights ruling with Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court?
As the new Supreme Court session opens, a legal scholar makes an argument for sticking with just eight justices. It's not unconstitutional.
A 20-year conservative trend in the Supreme Court is on the line. A constitutional scholar examines why this issue alone will drive herds of voters to the polls in November.
We examine the highlights in 334 legal opinions written by Obama's pick to replace Antonin Scalia.
What public opinion surveys reveal about changing attitudes toward the Supreme Court.
The last time a president nominated a Supreme Court justice during his last year in office was in the tumultuous year of 1968. It didn't go well.
Even many Americans don’t know much about organisations like the Alliance Defending Freedom and the Heritage Foundation. But these groups play a critical role in advancing conservative policies.
About 220,000 kids under the age of 18 are being raised in same-sex families in the US. The Supreme Court's recent ruling failed to provide them with equal protection under the law.
The gerrymandered district has been part of the US political landscape for two centuries. Impartial math suggests several methods for drawing fair, competitive congressional districts.