Matt Bowman of the Alliance Defending Freedom and Ian Millhiser of the Center for American Progress examine constitutional challenges to the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate with guest host Michael Gerhardt of the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the Kim Davis case and how a judge in Kentucky used one of the legal system’s “awesome” powers – the ability to hold someone in contempt of court.
The National Constitution Center and the Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship and Constitutionalism welcome Harvard Law Professor and former White House official Cass R. Sunstein.
On September 9, 1776, the Second Continental Congress adopted a new name for what had been called “the United Colonies.” The moniker United States of America has remained since then as a symbol of freedom and independence.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at remarks made by a Tennessee judge that his court lacked the power to decide a divorce case because of the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision.
The first Monday in September is celebrated nationally as Labor Day. So how did we get the holiday and why is no one quite sure who created it?
On September 5, 1774, the first Congress in the United States met in Philadelphia to consider its reaction to the British government’s restraints on trade and representative government after the Boston Tea Party raid.
Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute and Michael Dorf of Cornell Law School join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to analyze what the 2016 presidential candidates are saying about the Constitution.
In this commentary, Robin Fretwell Wilson of the University of Illinois says states can find creative solutions to resolve the clash between LGBT rights and religious freedom.
Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery on September 3, 1838, aided by a disguise and job skills he had learned while forced to work in Baltimore’s shipyards.