Has President Obama exceeded his constitutional power as president? Or have the president’s actions mirrored those of other past leaders? Here’s a look at the book that started the Imperial Presidency debate, back in 1973, and some ideas from its author.
Lyle Denniston looks at claims by the NCAA that the desire of Northwestern University football players to unionize should be decided by the Supreme Court.
Watch video as the Heritage Foundation’s Jim DeMint talks about his proposed solutions to overcoming obstacles in health care and education.
Author Todd S. Purdum looks at an important anniversary involving the Civil Rights Act Of 1964, and two connections to the Philadelphia area.
Today is the final day many eligible people can enroll in health coverage for 2014 under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. As the intense political and legal battles continue, but here’s a look at the constitutional issues in play and how we got here.
A federal appeals court ruling on Thursday upheld abortion laws in Texas and seemingly sets up a very important Supreme Court test at some point.
The First Amendment’s free speech rights aren’t unlimited, and as some recent cases involving rap music artists show, rappers can be protected by that constitutional right, or face jail time for saying the wrong things.
The legendary and unpredictable Alan Dershowitz spent an hour speaking to a sold-out audience at the National Constitution Center on Thursday, discussing everything from the Hobby Lobby case, to the O.J. Simpson trial, to the meanest client he ever defended.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen moderates a discussion about the state of free speech in America including Dr. Stanley Fish, Greg Lukianoff, Eric Posner, and Jonathan Rauch.
The Internet has certainly changed all our lives in the past 15 years, but is the web ready for its own constitution? One major nation thinks so, and it’s moving toward a vote to establish an Internet Bill of Rights for its citizens.