In honor of the holiday season, Michael McConnell of Stanford Law School and Marci Hamilton of the Cardozo School of Law debate the history and contemporary application of the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the scholarly debate over Donald Trump’s proposed Muslim ban and some possible court scenarios.
Long before the Beatles invaded America, a rock star took Europe by storm as part of the Revolutionary War: Benjamin Franklin.
Donald Trump isn’t a fan of Chief Justice John Roberts. The Democrats want Citizens United overturned. Look for the Supreme Court to be one of many issues as Campaign 2016 kicks into high gear in January.
On December 16, 1773, a group of Colonists destroyed a large British tea shipment in Boston harbor. So did this act of defiance light a fire that led to American independence within the next decade?
Top experts discussed the Magna Carta, James Madison, the Supreme Court and the Federalist Papers at all-day event live from Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center on December 15, 2015.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen and the University of Utah’s Paul Cassell talked about the 1966 U.S. Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona, in a special CSPAN event.
Today we celebrate the anniversary of the first 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights (ratified December 15, 1791). Here’s what you need to know!
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at a petition on its way to the Supreme about birthright citizenship for American Samoans – which could have broader implications.
It’s a big day in American history as December 15 marks the moment that the states ratified the Bill of Rights in 1791. But did you know the Bill, as presented to the states, had 12 amendments and not 10?