Chief Justice Roger Taney made his contribution to the ideology of white supremacy when he asserted that blacks were a people apart, beyond the promise of the Declaration and the guarantees of the Constitution.
Her philosophy was embodied in the words engraved over the entrance to the Supreme Court: "Equal Justice Under Law"
Our greatest Chief Justice defined the Constitution and ensured that the rule of law prevailed at a time of Presidential overreach and bitter political factionalism.
A leading expert who helped a dozen nations write their constitutions explains how the Founders' ideas have had a lasting influence at home and abroad,
The Supreme Court left the door open for reasonable regulations of guns if Congress has the will to act.
His experiences in the Civil War shaped the mind of one of our greatest jurists.
Aaron Burr's 1807 trial challenged the Constitution
Without doubt they were Washington, who walked carefully within the Constitution, and Lincoln, who stretched it as far as he dared