A high school in the Philadelphia suburbs is embroiled in its own battle over using the term “Redskins” for its sports team, the First Amendment, and the ability of student journalists to control their own newspaper.
National Constitution Center senior fellow Christopher Phillips explains why a vibrant constitutional republic hinges on an informed and involved citizenry.
The ratification process is easy to take for granted; people often read about the intense debates at the Convention and assume that the document activated itself when it was signed.
As part of our Constitution Café series, author Chris Phillips is asking for your thoughts about making the constitutional amendment process easier.
National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen explains what happens inside the Supreme Court and the limits of the Court’s powers in a special podcast.
Friday is the 232nd birthday of the Great Seal of the United States. So how close did we really come to having a turkey instead of an eagle as our national symbol?
With eight prominent cases still to be published by the end of this month, the Supreme Court took Thursday to rule on federal employee’s First Amendment rights, challenges to IRS summonses and software patents for securities trading.
The Supreme Court ruled on three low-profile cases on Thursday, setting up a hectic conclusion to its current term, with eight high-profile cases to be settled in the next 10 days.
Lyle Denniston explains why attorneys for Benghazi suspect Ahmed Abu Khatallah will have a tough time arguing his arrest was unconstitutional.
On June 19, 1961, the Supreme Court settled a case about police using a fake warrant to search a home that set a huge precedent linking the Fourth and 14th Amendments.