'Treason' is the only crime specifically defined in the US Constitution. The word is being used a lot these days, and a law professor says no one actually appears to know what treason is.
The allegations raised in a book on the Trump administration by Bob Woodward and an anonymous op-ed would be enough to get most CEOs fired.
If the vice president and Cabinet decide that the president cannot discharge the powers and duties of his office, they can displace him.
Congress is supposed to be a check on presidential power, but party politics has muted Republican criticism of Trump. Restoring balance means making a radical change.
The Trump administration's hostility toward journalists is raising new questions about what rights journalists have to access government officials and events.
A recent US Supreme Court ruling marks a new milestone in the debate over police power and privacy in the digital age.
Donald Trump has lately been called "treasonous" by some; others say he's violated his oath of office. What are the president's Constitutional obligations -- and who holds the president accountable?
The rule of law can take on different meanings depending whom you ask and where you are – but in the US it pretty much means one thing.
Not a day passes without fresh speculation about the possible impeachment of Donald Trump, but history indicates that – barring a dramatic turn of events – he is likely to serve out his first term.
The First Amendment protects everything from porn to hateful signs outside military funerals. That includes fundraising pitches of all kinds.
Donald Trump is far from the first president to politicise the judiciary, but the way he's going about it is uniquely dangerous.
It's quite possible that neither the US nor the UK will ever return to normal when it comes to political and constitutional balance.
The first amendment protecting press freedom is under unprecedented threat in the Trump era.
Jeff Flake called the US president's lies and attacks on the media a danger to democracy, but it's unlikely to change anyone's mind.
Trump's America is marked by the clash of intransigent, bitter opinions. And it's not just about gun control.
From the football field to the library, this roundup of archival stories explores how the First Amendment applies to various aspects of our lives.
A survey asked Americans what they would do if the Supreme Court started making many unpopular decisions. Here's what they said.
Pardoning a man who has illegally used racial profiling to round up Latinos could send a message to law enforcement that aggressive tactics are OK by the president.
As the Trump team begins renegotiating NAFTA with Canada and Mexico, a key plank in its strategy – a threat to withdraw – may be a hollow one.
Under US law, the president must publish all of their executive orders for public view. The Australian government is under no such obligation.