Attorney Scott D. Reich says people should commemorate the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s death by celebrating the values he so eloquently advanced.
CBS will have a real-time replay of its 1963 coverage of President Kennedy’s assassination on its website on Friday, as an eerie reminder of how the event altered the landscape of mass media.
It was a truly historic moment on the Senate floor on Thursday, when Majority Leader Harry Reid led a Democratic Party push to mostly kill the filibuster, the tool used by minority parties in the past to block votes and motions in the Senate.
Doug Kendall and Tom Donnelly from the Constitutional Accountability Center say Harry Reid’s decision to kill the Senate filibuster for executive branch appointees and most judicial appointees is a move that will let the President fulfill his constitutional duty.
Roger Pilon from the CATO Institute says Harry Reid’s decision to greatly limit the Senate filibuster is a hypocrisy, since it was the Democrats who first adopted the practice of blocking executive-branch nominations.
Constitutional scholar and Yale Law professor Akhil Amar, historian and Princeton University professor Sean Wilentz and Jeffrey Rosen of the National Constitution Center discuss Gettysburg Address, and are joined by a special guest.
Stacy Seicshnaydre from Tulane Law looks at an important case the Supreme Court will not hear next month about fair housing and why the theory behind it is a key tool in fighting discrimination.
In the latest Senate squabble over the fate of the filibuster, Majority Leader Harry Reid said earlier this week that the filibuster itself isn’t in the Constitution and the nation can operate without it. But what is the history behind Reid’s statement?
Distinguished legal scholar Garrett Epps and SCOTUSblog’s Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser for constitutional literacy, delve into the indelible language of America’s founding document.
The Supreme Court’s order yesterday allowing Texas to continue to enforce a law that has led to the closing of many abortion clinics in Texas was a cautious step, in the view of some of the Justices. But it may well have a broader meaning.