Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, examined the constitutional implications of digital technology and surveillance in a lecture at the Chautauqua Institution.
On the 146th anniversary of the 14th Amendment, Constitution Daily looks at 10 historic Supreme Court cases about due process and equal protection under the law.
The 14th Amendment was a milestone in American history. Not only did it strike down the Dred Scott decision, the amendment’s “due process” and “equal protection” provisions have had enormous constitutional importance.
Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 14th Amendment (ratified July 9, 1868). Here’s what you need to know.
Distinguished legal scholars Erwin Chemerinsky and Frederick Lawrence discuss the big rulings of the Supreme Court’s 2013-2014 term, in a talk with the Anti-Defamation League’s Civil Rights Director, Deborah Lauter.
John Bingham was an important writer of the 14th Amendment and a key player in two important post-Civil War trials. Gerard N. Magliocca’s new book examines a forgotten but remarkable statesman.
President Zachary Taylor’s death on July 9, 1850 shocked a nation that was in a heated debate about issues that eventually led to the Civil War. But his sudden passing also sidestepped two constitutional crises.
On July 8, 1776, popular legend says the Liberty Bell rang to symbolize America’s independence from Great Britain. But many “facts” about the Bell, such as the 1776 ringing, are shrouded in mystery.
On Tuesday, legal recreational marijuana sales start in Washington state. While such sales are technically illegal under federal law, Congress and the Obama administration are staying out of the situation, for now.
In the first of a three-part series, Jeffrey Shulman from Georgetown Law looks at how the right to parent as a matter of constitutional law is especially tenuous.