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Supreme Court History

Why Should the Unelected Supreme Court Get the Final Say About Our Laws?

Eric Black | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Eric Black

The history of judicial review is full of awkward surprises, and dissenting testimony from some of the most beloved figures of U.S. history, but I would say the controversy has mostly disappeared.

The Supreme Court's Early Years: When Censorship Was Constitutional?

Eric Black | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Eric Black

Article III of the Constitution assigns the Supreme Court original jurisdiction in a few small categories of cases (such as those involving ambassadors, for example).