The Roberts Court Is on Track Again To Limit Freedom
Our fundamental freedoms will always be filtered through the goals and desires of people in power.
Joe Biden triggering 14th amendment could backfire spectacularly on him
The president believes he has the authority to raise debt without Congress' approval to avoid default. Constitutional lawyers differ on whether he's right.
Senator reacts to possibility of Biden invoking 14th Amendment
Democrat Chris Murphy weighed in as calls mount for President Joe Biden to utilize the Constitution to bypass debt limit talks with Republicans.
Biden raising debt ceiling is "laughable" to Republicans, not to Democrats
President Joe Biden said he's "considering" raising the debt limit himself under the 14th Amendment. Senate Republicans see his claim as a "negotiating tactic."
The Second 'High-Tech Lynching' of Justice Clarence Thomas
The claim, now ubiquitous on the Left, is that the Supreme Court Justice has been bought by a billionaire businessman and filed false financial disclosures.
Disappointment Is a Given With the GOP
The most remarkable thing about last month's Senate vote blocking ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment is how unremarkable it was.
How is the 14th Amendment connected to the debt ceiling?
Legal experts have suggested the 14th Amendment could provide President Joe Biden a mechanism to raise the debt ceiling without GOP support.
The 14th Reason the Debt Ceiling Is Unconstitutional
Declare the debt ceiling unconstitutional. Do it now and maybe Chief Justice John Roberts' reactionaries will finally take notice.
Calls grow for Joe Biden to invoke Constitution to raise debt ceiling
"I think if I were president, I would be tempted to do that," Republican Senator Josh Hawley told Newsweek.
Trump-appointed judge deals blow to Republicans' drag ban
Judge Thomas Parker raised concerns about a GOP-supported ban on drag performances infringing on the First Amendment.
The Americanization of Israeli Politics
Following the surprise outcome of the 2016 presidential election, progressives and Democrats took to the streets across the U.S. in protest.
New York Law Threatens First and Second Amendments
In addition to offending the Second Amendment, New York put the First Amendment squarely in its focus as well. If this sounds familiar.
The Consequences of Constitutional Ignorance
How are we going to have a functional society when our society has no idea how it is supposed to function?
A Constitution Would Solve Israel's Government Crisis
Israel is in the midst of the most serious government crisis in its history. President Isaac Herzog said it is "on the brink of constitutional collapse."
The ERA Gives Us a Chance to Fix the Constitution. We Need to Take it.
In January, a group of bipartisan lawmakers introduced a resolution to affirm the validity of the ERA and remove the time limit on its ratification, and make Alice Paul's work, and those of us still dedicated to it, a long overdue reality. The Senate is holding a hearing Feb. 28 on the resolution, and we need strong action from every member of Congress.
Marjorie Taylor Greene's voting plan branded "unconstitutional"
Greene said that Democrats moving to Republican states shouldn't be able to vote for five years. A legal expert told Newsweek this is "an assault on democracy."
Mitch McConnell ripping Biden nominee over basic legal flubs goes viral
Charnelle Bjelkengren, the president's pick for a federal bench in Washington, failed to answer questions about the Constitution during confirmation.
Republicans Need To Protect Integrity of the Supreme Court
After two years of presidential overreach, it would be unwise to politicize the one government branch with any independence.
Louisiana prisons in violation of the 14th Amendment
The state is "deliberately indifferent to the systemic overdetention of people in its custody," said the Justice Department after a two-year investigation.
Israel's Judicial Reform 'Controversy' Is Much Ado About Nothing
Benjamin Netanyahu is an extremely bright and well-read man, but he should refamiliarize himself with Alexander Hamilton.
Donald Trump has "constitutional problem" ahead of 2024 run: Kirschner
Former prosecutor Glenn Kirschner said that while the Constitution states that anyone who engaged in insurrection must be barred from office, it does not say how to implement this.
Putin cancels crucial parliament address amid failing campaign—Kremlin
It is a constitutional requirement for the Russian president to give an address to the legislature every year. Putin last addressed parliament in April 2021.
The Jan. 6 Committee's Referral Is Unconstitutional
The Jan. 6 Committee has voted to refer former President Donald Trump to the Justice Department for possible criminal prosecution. This referral violates both the letter and spirit of the Constitution for at least two reasons.
Trump may be banned from office over 1/6 as lawmakers look to Constitution
Section 3 of the Constitution's 14th Amendment prohibits those who "have engaged in insurrection or rebellion" from holding federal office.
What Is an 'Independent State Legislature' and Why Does It Matter?
State legislators challenged their state supreme court's power to invalidate the plan under the state constitution.
Trump Can't Have It Both Ways With the Constitution
Former President Donald Trump recently stated that the massive fraud that he believes occurred in the 2020 election "allows for termination of all rules... even those found in the Constitution." This is a dangerous and unprecedented statement by a former and possibly future president.
Trump's constitution remarks present "terrifying" future—legal expert
Law professor Eric J. Segall criticized GOP leaders who have not condemned the former president's recent remarks.
John Bolton may launch presidential bid to stop Trump
Trump's national security adviser may challenge the ex-president if candidates don't have "Shermanesque" rebukes of his call to "terminate" the Constitution.
Petition to disqualify Donald Trump from running gets over 100k signatures
The MoveOn petition accuses the former president of violating the 14th Amendment over his actions around the January 6 riot.
Donald Trump has "proved his criminal intent"—Kirschner
The one-time federal prosecutor reacted to the former president calling for rules "found in the Constitution" to be terminated over false election-fraud claims.