Republican Senator Ted Cruz has announced his candidacy for President, again raising the issue of how people born in other countries qualify for office under the Constitution.
One of the more interesting cases in front of the Supreme Court gets its day in front of the Justices on Monday, as lawyers will argue about Texas’ right to ban a vehicle license plate that features the Confederate flag.
What are the basics of Wikipedia lawsuit against the National Security Agency? In a nutshell, the popular free-knowledge product believes the NSA surveillance of its foreign-based users is discouraging free speech for all people who use Wikipedia.
On the 250th anniversary of the Stamp Act, Jonathan Mercantini from Kean University looks at the act fueled American passions about unjustly paying taxes.
It was 250 years ago today that the British Parliament signed the Stamp Act, a move that lit the fuse for a revolution in the American colonies that burned for a decade.
On March 20, 1854, disgruntled voters met in Wisconsin to start a new political party to contest the Democrats and a third long-forgotten party. But the Republican Party’s birth is somewhat hazy in its early days.
On the Republican Party’s 160th birthday, Constitution Daily looks at Republicans who were once Democrats (Ronald Reagan), Democrats who used to be Republicans (Hillary Clinton) and two presidents who changed parties under different circumstances.
Jeffrey Rosen is joined by Eugene Volokh and Kent Greenfield, who wrote two widely read pieces about the Oklahoma frat situation, for a wide-ranging talk about the First Amendment.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the latest claims that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court violates the Constitution in some of its actions, and the challenges those claims would face in court.
Was the Constitution really written on hemp paper and where did Thomas Jefferson sign it? In honor of National History Day, Constitution Daily clears up some pesky myths from the Founding Fathers’ time.