President Barack Obama has made a case for how he can act against the terrorist group ISIL without congressional approval under the War Powers Resolution. But as of today, experts were still debating the President’s logic.
On the 200th birthday of the “Star Spangled Banner,” here are 10 fascinating facts about Stars and Stripes that may surprise you!
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the key questions the Justices will need to weigh as they consider accepting one or more cases about same-sex marriage in their upcoming term.
As Americans reflect on the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the debate continues about the proper balance of privacy rights and security concerns needed in an asymmetrical world.
What does the Constitution mean, and how do we know? NYU Law School’s Richard Epstein joined the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen and Penn Law School’s Theodore Ruger for a lively examination of the “classical liberal” approach to constitutional interpretation.
How long can President Obama take military action against ISIS forces without extended approval from Congress? We may know that answer to that question soon.
Mayor Michael Nutter and City Councilman James Kenney have reached a deal to decriminalize marijuana possession and use in Philadelphia. The bill could set the city on a course for full legalization.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, examines how reaction to the recent McDonnell public corruption trial in Virginia could lead to less faith in government.
After the nude selfies of several celebrities surfaced online last week, an angry public outcry has forced technology companies to respond.
Can people really debate the Constitution in a respectful way that yields positive results? Read this profile of National Constitution Center president Jeffrey Rosen’s drive to bring all sides to the table in a national debate that’s needed now more than ever.