For the first time in nearly a century, a sitting Texas governor faces criminal charges for alleged “abuse of official capacity” and “coercion of a public official” in an ongoing dispute with a local district attorney.
After more violence in Ferguson, Missouri, reports of additional journalist arrests have sparked debate about the media’s First Amendment right to report the news without obstructing police activities.
The public protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over a police shooting have expanded an ongoing debate about the First Amendment right of journalists and citizens to record video of police activities.
As the next Supreme Court terms near in October, Constitution Daily previews big cases before the Court. First up: beard lengths and religious rights in jail.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the controversy over Texas Governor Rick Perry and the role of the grand jury in the process.
August 19th marks the 68th birthday of President Bill Clinton, whose eight-year term dominated the decade of the 1990s.
On the 94th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification, we look back at a young politician whose unexpected vote in the Tennessee state legislature gave all women the right to vote.
Today, we celebrate the anniversary of the 19th Amendment (ratified August 18, 1920). Here’s what you need to know.
What do Richard Epstein, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Annette Gordon-Reed have in common? They’re all upcoming guests at the National Constitution Center—and that’s only in September.
In our second “Ask Jeff Rosen” podcast, the National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen answers reader questions about the 14th Amendment, if Congress is above the law, and if a national day of prayer would be legal.