On this day in 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt issued his most-controversial executive order, an act that sent more than 100,000 people to government-controlled facilities because of their ethnicity.
Lawrence Lessig of Harvard Law School and Steven Calabresi of the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law remember the late Justice and reflect on his constitutional legacy.
The Supreme Court has made some changes to its schedule to accommodate the Friday ceremony there to honor the late Associate Justice Antonin Scalia
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, explains how the dynamics of an eight-member Supreme Court actually are quite different from those of a full bench of nine.
On this day in 1861, former U.S. Senator Jefferson Davis took to a podium for his presidential inauguration and gave an impassioned speech about the Constitution. Three weeks later, Abraham Lincoln did likewise, to much different results.
On Monday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Utah v. Strieff, the first case involving the exclusionary rule to be heard by the high court since 2011.
The upcoming nomination battle over a vacant Supreme Court seat could expose some Americans to an institution they know little about – the Supreme Court itself.
It was on this day in 1801 that the House finally decided a tied presidential election because of a constitutional flaw: the deadlocked race between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr.
Jeffrey Rosen, National Constitution Center president and CEO, moderates a live discussion at 6:30 p.m. tonight on President Obama’s use of executive power related to immigration policy.
The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will lie in repose on Friday in the Court’s Great Hall in Washington, with services to follow on Saturday, according to media reports.