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By Daniel Politi, Associated Press
The Iowa Supreme Court has made it easier for lawmakers to limit or outlaw abortion in the state, reversing a decision by the court just four years ago that guaranteed the right to abortion under the Iowa Constitution.
By David Pitt, Associated Press
When Alabama’s state constitution was written in 1901 by 155 white men, their goal was to “establish white supremacy in this state.” The document has been hotly debated ever since. Earlier this month, the state legislature took an important step:…
By Megan Thompson
A very special birth certificate will be auctioned off later this year.
By Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
The date and time of today’s inauguration are set by 20th amendment to the Constitution, which states that “the terms of the President and the Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January.”…
By News Desk
All 10 living former secretaries of defense signed a column published in The Washington Post on Sunday that urged the Trump administration to allow a peaceful transition of power and to keep the Pentagon out of it. One of the…
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
In 2002, President George W. Bush became the first to use the amendment to temporarily transfer power to Vice President Dick Cheney while Bush was anesthetized for a colonoscopy.
By Associated Press
Legal chiefs in five states — Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, Nebraska and South Dakota — filed a motion on Thursday to intervene in a lawsuit.
By Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s attorney general, who has vowed to go to court if needed to see the Equal Rights Amendment adopted, plans to announce “landmark civil rights litigation” dealing with the proposed Constitutional amendment, his office announced Wednesday.
By Nick Schifrin
The impeachment inquiry into President Trump entered a new phase Wednesday as the House Judiciary Committee held its first hearing on the matter. Four law professors testified before the panel about the legal parameters of impeachment: Noah Feldman, Michael Gerhardt,…
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