Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 12th Amendment (ratified June 15, 1804). Here’s what you need to know.
Today is Flag Day! Get the behind the scenes info on the many patriotic groups that spent years trying to convince Congress to make Flag Day official.
Can the police really grab your cellphone, search it and use it without a warrant if you’re arrested? Two attorneys who argued this question before the Supreme Court will join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen for a public event on Monday.
Lyle Denniston looks at recent comments from Newt Gingrich about the need for a political fight in America and how they compare with James Madison’s vision of a useful debate.
Here are 10 facts about the American flag, including some new vocabulary words and the location of five flags flying a long way from the United States.
Among the most controversial of all Supreme Court decisions has its 25th anniversary this month, when a divided Court in June 1989 allowed flag burning as protected free speech. So how did the Court choose to make an unpopular decision about an American institution?
It was 48 years ago today that the phrase “Miranda warning” was born, after the Supreme Court ruled in a landmark case about the Fifth Amendment.
Leading experts Eric Posner and Ilya Somin debate if President Barack Obama had a constitutional right to approve U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s recent release from captivity, without notifying Congress.
On June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court issued its Loving v. Virginia decision, which blocked states from passing laws that banned inter-racial marriages. Here is a brief recap of the this landmark civil rights case.
It’s the 90th birthday of George H.W. Bush, the former U.S. president and former National Constitution Center chairman. So how much do you know about the 41st president?