As Constitution Daily counts down to the debut on December 15 at the National Constitution Center of an exhibition featuring an original copy of the Bill of Rights, we are looking at some fascinating facts about the iconic document. Today: Learn all about the Bill of Rights in just one video.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the public trust doctrine, which dates back to Roman civil law, and why finding wording in the Constitution to embrace it has not been an easy task.
Today marks the 78th anniversary of King Edward VIII’s abdication in England in the 1930s, which highlights the constitutional differences in two nations between replacing a head of state.
As Constitution Daily counts down to the debut on December 15 at the National Constitution Center of an exhibition featuring an original copy of the Bill of Rights, we are looking at some fascinating facts about the iconic document. Today: Here are eight key facts about this enduring testament to liberty and freedom!
The nation’s high court announced on Tuesday its first two rulings for argued cases in the October 2014 Term—cases with big consequences for part-time employers and jury trials.
Our Jeffrey Rosen talks with Tracey L. Meares from Yale Law School and Paul Butler from Georgetown Law about the constitutional and legal fallout from the Ferguson and Staten Island situations.
You may not know who Dollree “Dolly” Mapp was, but it was her case in 1961 that opened up a new era of due process rights for American citizens.
As we head toward the end of 2014, there is a new batch of controversies over the use of religious symbols at public holiday displays – and the effect of the Supreme Court’s “reindeer rule.”
How much do you know about the basic facts about the Bill of Rights? Take our 10-question quiz and find out now!
On this day in 1901, the first Nobel prizes were awarded in ceremonies in Sweden and Norway. Since then, the Nobel Peace Prize has earned special significance, with 21 Americans gaining the honor, along with several U.S.-based organizations.