There is a distinct possibility that at least one Electoral College member will switch votes on December 19. So what happens to an Elector when a person doesn’t vote for their pledged candidate and to the election in general?
December 2 is a landmark day in Senate history, marking that chamber’s historic censure of Joseph McCarthy for his conduct during public hearings.
Alex Keyssar of Harvard University and James Ceaser of the University of Virginia explore the history and purpose of the Electoral College.
A distinguished panel at the National Archives discusses how the 14th Amendment enshrined the promise of liberty and equality in our Constitution and look at implications for today’s most important issues, including racial discrimination, guns rights, marriage equality, economic liberty, and gender equality.
Today marks the 61st anniversary of Rosa Parks’ decision to sit down for her rights on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus, putting the effort to end segregation on a fast track.
From our Interactive Constitution project, Geoffrey R. Stone from the University of Chicago Law School and Eugene Volokh from the UCLA School of Law say the legal protection today offered by the First Amendment is stronger than ever before in our history.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at a dilemma facing an eight-person Supreme Court trying to decide the legality of an immigrant detention law.
David French and Ramesh Ponnuru of the National Review, Jonathan Chait of New York magazine, National Constitution Center scholar-in-residence Michael Gerhardt, and Michael Days of the Philadelphia Daily News explore the president’s constitutional legacy.
President-elect Donald Trump’s recent comments about prosecuting flag-burning protesters has started yet another debate about the issue. But in the end, the only Justice left on the Supreme Court from the 1980s could have the final say on the matter.
On the 142nd anniversary of his birth, Constitution Daily looks back at what the British leader and author Sir Winston Churchill had to say about the American Constitution, which was quite a lot.