A summary of Lawrence v. Texas (2003), the Supreme Court case legalizing gay sex.
A short biography of Anthony Comstock, the mad censor of New York.
What does the Bible say about immigration?
This controversial Supreme Court eminent domain case, Kelo v. New London, changed eminent domain law in the United States.
On March 22nd, 2006, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a 5-3 margin in Georgia v. Randolph that the Fourth Amendment gives tenants the authority to refuse to consent to a house search, even if one or more co-tenants has granted permission.
Biography of Strom Thurmond, a longstanding U.S. senator and former segregationist leader.
Biography of Ross Barnett, governor of Mississippi from 1961 to 1965.
Landmark First Amendment cases adjudicated by the Supreme Court.
The text, origins, and meaning of the Thirteenth Amendment.
The text, origins, and meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment.
A biography and civil liberties issues profile of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), 2012 Republican vice-presidential candidate.
The text, origins, and meaning of the Sedition Act of 1918.
A biography of Eugene V. Debs (1855-1926), American prisoner of conscience.
The civil liberties platform of Gary Johnson, 2012 Libertarian presidential candidate.
The Bush administration has been accused of using "torture-lite," or "moderate physical pressure," against detainees. In practical terms, what are the American torture techniques?
Information about laws banning the burning and other desecration of the American flag, Texas v. Johnson, the Flag Protection Act, and the Flag Desecration Amendment.
The text, origins, and meaning of the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
An overview of Saddam Hussein's crimes against humanity. From the time of the July 1978 decree condemning his political enemies to his eventual capture, Iraqi president Saddam Hussein was one of the most brutal dictators on Earth.
A human rights profile of the government of North Korea, known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), which is guilty of systemic human rights abuses and human rights violations.
A quick biography of Joseph McCarthy, with a photo, key facts, quotes, and a timeline.
A short biography of the Rev. Jerry Falwell, founder of the Moral Majority.
A short biography of Paul Weyrich, founder of the modern Religious Right.
The civil liberties platform of Jon Huntsman, 2012 Republican presidential candidate.
The civil liberties platform of Newt Gingrich, 2012 Republican presidential candidate.
Civil liberties views of Herman Cain, 2012 Republican presidential candidate.