To defend the nominee President Obama chooses to replace the liberal Justice Stevens, Democrats will be forced to say what they really believe about the Constitution and the limits of federal power.
The Monitor talks to Rob McKenna, the Republican attorney general of Washington State, who is one of 14 attorneys general who say the new healthcare bill violates the US Constitution.
Washington's attorney general filed suit against the healthcare reform bill signed today. One problem: He didn't ask the state's governor, who supports the bill. Who wins?
A lawsuit filed Tuesday in Florida includes 13 states and charges that the new healthcare reform law in unconstitutional. Virginia's attorney general filed a separate lawsuit.
Do conservatives really think that two of history’s most radical documents – the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution – were conservative?
Gay-rights groups welcomed the move, which expands hate-crime law to include crimes based on gender and sexual orientation. But some legal scholars suggest it's an overreach of federal power.
Sites go to extraordinary lengths to stay legal in a world where taboos vary.