A. H. Nishikawa tells his personal story as he looks back at the drive to pass the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, which acknowledged the fundamental injustice of the relocation of Americans of Japanese descent during World War II.
Contributor Amy E. Feldman looks at a case involving free speech, public school students, and the display of plastic wrist bracelets in class.
Washington is under assault from Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and a team of 100 poison ivy eating goats. Also: we look at a bipartisan effort to shorten jail sentences and a big anniversary for the 25th Amendment.
Lyle Denniston, in a new series, writes about individuals and organizations outside the courts who help shape the Constitution through their actions. First up: new publishers Jeff Bezos and John Henry.
Do we need a constitutional amendment to protect the rights of all people, regardless of race, color, gender, disability or sexual orientation? Let us know what you think as part of our Next 10 Amendments project.
An official newspaper of China’s government says the U.S. Constitution doesn’t promote democracy and freedom, even as that nation is trying to clamp down on a debate about China’s own constitution.
President Obama is reacting to Russia’s decision to harbor Edward Snowden. We also sum up an important case about public prayer heading to the Supreme Court, and look back at TR’s failed run in 1912.
President Barack Obama said in a late-night TV appearance that the United States doesn’t have “a domestic spying program” but it does track phone numbers and email addresses of terrorism suspects.
How can the FDA tell a private company what’s gluten free without violating the First Amendment? Amy E. Feldman looks at why commercial speech is limited.
It’s a big day for two constitutional milestones, and we have three looks at developing stories involving privacy, same-sex marriage, and national security.