King George III would probably not approve, but two documents that led to and reinforced America’s split from Great Britain will make their public debut in London next year.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, says the House Republicans face a big hurdle in their lawsuit against President Obama that could prevent the case from ever getting to a court.
A ruling is imminent from a federal appeals court on the next possible big challenge to the Affordable Care Act, and it could have a much-bigger impact than the recent Hobby Lobby decision.
National Constitution Center president Jeffrey Rosen moderates an Aspen Institute panel discussion on the Supreme Court’s just-concluded term, featuring Sherrilyn Ifill, Neal Katyal and Theodore B. Olson. Recorded on July 2, 2014.
The state of Utah, preparing to take its case against legalized same-sex marriages to the U.S. Supreme Court in a few weeks, finds itself facing a need to go to the Justices earlier to keep its options open on another front in that controversy.
In the second of the three-part series, Jeffrey Shulman from Georgetown Law looks at Wisconsin v. Yoder, the Supreme Court “port” from which a number of religious parenting cases would be launched.
David O. Stewart says despite the rancor of today’s political scene, at least the opponents aren’t emulating the famous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, which happened 210 years ago today.
What were George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and James Madison really like? Four noted authorities discuss these essential Founders in detail, in discussions held at America’s Town Hall at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at the large number of unanimous Supreme Court decisions in the term that concluded in June, and if there is a lesson to be learned from the trend.
David W. Wise, in this commentary, says no state has yet come up with an proven system to address the redistricting process in a bipartisan manner, but one very big state may have a potential solution.