Today, we look at one of the most well-known amendments: the Fifth Amendment, which protects personal rights.
Peter Swire of the White House National Security Agency Review Board, Anita Allen of the University of Pennsylvania, and Charlie Savage of the New York Times discuss government surveillance, past and future, with National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen.
National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen takes us on a tour of the Fourth Amendment, in a video that is part of our 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) project.
Lyle Denniston looks at President Obama’s use of Executive Orders and his statement that he won’t wait for Congress to take actions he feels are necessary.
Steven L. Schwarcz from Duke Law argues that President Obama might have new options if there’s another constitutional showdown with Congress over raising the debt ceiling.
Today, we look at an amendment that is seemingly in the news daily: the Fourth Amendment, which protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures.
Abigail Perkiss from Kean University looks at similarities between a proposal in Oklahoma to ban marriages of all types in the state, as a way to block same-sex marriages, and tactics used to block desegregation in the 1950s.
National Constitution Center looks at a virtually obsolete provision in the Constitution: the Third Amendment.
As part of the National Constitution Center’s 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) project, each day we will look at a constitutional amendment. Today, we look at the Second Amendment, which protects individuals’ rights to possess firearms unconnected to any service in a militia.
As part of the National Constitution Center’s 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) project , each day we will look at a constitutional amendment. Today, we look at the First Amendment, which protects religious freedom and the freedom of expression.