Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at a case at the Supreme Court for consideration, about public personalities and their right to profit from the use of their images in products.
Andrew Jackson, the seventh president, has a birthday today. But how much do you know about one of the most controversial presidents?
March 15 has been circled on presidential primary calendars for months as a big make-or-break election date for 2016 – and here’s why.
On this day in 1793, young inventor Eli Whitney had his U.S. patent for the cotton gin approved, an invention that would definitely have an impact on social and economic conditions that led to the Civil War.
Joseph DeMarco of DeVore & DeMarco LLP and David Greene of the Electronic Frontier Foundation debate whether Apple must assist the FBI in unlocking an iPhone used in the San Bernadino attack.
As the American people get ready for another presidential election season, it’s time to review one of our political traditions: party, media and celebrity campaign endorsements.
On Thursday, March 10, 2016, Joel Klein gave the 13th annual John M. Templeton, Jr. Lecture at the National Constitution Center on the future of education.
On March 11, 1861, delegates from the newly formed Confederate States of America agreed on their own constitution. And much of it mirrored the Constitution of the United States as it existed at the time.
Lyle Denniston looks at the debate over the next Supreme Court nominee and how the upcoming November presidential and congressional elections may have different impacts on that process.
On March 10, 1848, the Senate approved a treaty that led to California and much of the Southwest joining the United States. But the man who negotiated the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was promptly fired on his return to Washington.