A retired federal judge examines the oral arguments the Supreme Court heard on a case in which Colorado has blocked former President Donald Trump from the ballot.
34 groups filed briefs with the Supreme Court in favor of keeping Donald Trump on the ballot, 30 favored disqualifying him as an insurrectionist, and 14 simply added legal information to the record.
Whatever its decision, the court risks once again being seen as politically partisan.
US law has long held that those who support rebels and insurrectionists are just as guilty of treason as those who support foreign enemies.
The first shoe has dropped in the Supreme Court’s process of considering whether Donald Trump is eligible to be president.
The US Supreme Court faces a case with huge repercussions for the 2024 presidential election – and American democracy. An election law scholar explains why.
Social media allows a political leader to direct the behavior of political movements, including engaging in violence and insurrection.
A historian and legal scholar of a key part of the US Constitution explains what happens now that the Colorado Supreme Court has ruled Trump cannot be on the state’s presidential ballots.
Colorado’s Supreme Court has removed Donald Trump from the state’s 2024 presidential ballot. A scholar of constitutional law explains why.
US law actually bars former President Donald Trump from holding office ever again. The recent Georgia indictment of Trump helps make the case.
Before there was Jack Smith, there was the House January 6 committee. Its work and findings may provide a hint about what new charges Smith might lodge against former President Donald Trump.
Pat Robertson, founder of the global Christian Broadcasting Network, blended religion into American politics and played an important role in the Republican Party.
The founder of a violent anti-government group has been sent to prison for seditious conspiracy. Experts explain what that means.
The Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Congress means Trump’s European allies need to carefully gauge their support for him.
An official proclamation issued by two Tennessee lawmakers commemorates Confederate History Month, fails to mention slavery and instead honors what it calls a “heroic struggle for states’ rights.”
President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will meet with President Biden at the White House on Feb. 10, 2023, to discuss several joint issues. But democracy is job one.
Comic book creators with a history of galvanising social action on America’s streets have created a graphic novel about the US Capitol attacks.
The insights of an ancient historian show that the causes of civil unrest are often the same over time and across societies.
The events of Jan. 6, 2021, have been called an insurrection. The same word has often been used to describe the mostly forgotten rebellions against plantation owners by enslaved people.
The US select congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol has wrapped up its nearly two-year probe of that day’s violent but unsuccessful insurrection.