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.
Floyd Abrams has litigated the most controversial and compelling First Amendment cases to appear before the court in recent years. In this hour-long interview, he speaks about his memoir, Friend of the Court: On the Front Lines with the First Amendment.
Two of the world’s top experts on Net Neutrality, Tim Wu and Stuart M. Benjamin, join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to discuss a recent court ruling that could change the way you surf the Internet – and use it as a platform for Free Speech under the First Amendment.
Lyle Denniston looks at a claim that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act is actually a law that advocates the establishment of religion and is unconstitutional.
Linda Greenhouse, Donald Ritchie and Richard Valelly offer an impartial, insightful primer on the basics of the American political system and how the Founding Fathers intended for it to work.