If you’re following the latest drama in Washington over a possible government shutdown, there are 12 legislative days left until the federal government starts closing down its operations. So what happens after September 30, when the first deadline hits?
Does the Constitution need a new amendment to clarify a separation between church and state? Vote now in our “Next 10 Amendments” project!
The case of Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action will be one of the high-profile cases in the Supreme Court’s next term. Here’s a quick look at the basics, about five weeks before it comes before the Justices.
Louis Fisher, scholar in residence at the Constitution Project, discusses an important letter detailing the potential costs of a Syrian intervention by President Obama, as well as roadblocks placed by the President in his own path.
A recent court case in New Mexico could find its way to the Supreme Court as a test of several First Amendment freedoms.
Lyle Denniston looks at Justice Robert H. Jackson’s 1952 opinion about presidential powers, as an indicator of President Obama’s mindset about Syrian intervention.
Does the Constitution need a new amendment to ensure people of all genders have equal rights? Vote now in our “Next 10 Amendments” project!
Our brand-new episode, “Constitution Day 2013: The Legislative Branch,” provides a behind-the-scenes look at how laws are made in the United States and features a special introduction by Congressman John Lewis.
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Sit down with the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen as he conducts a candid, 90-minute talk with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at a recent event in Philadelphia.