By the end of this month we could be living in a very different United States. That’s because decisions will be coming down in five landmark cases before the Supreme Court. Five cases that speak not only to our American rights, but to our changing American values.
At stake: affirmative action, voting rights, gene patenting, and same-sex marriage.
Jeffrey Rosen, professor of law at George Washington University and President of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, explains the cultural significance of these historic cases.