Lyle Denniston examines the attempts at blocking same-sex marriages in California after the Supreme Court’s Proposition 8 decision, and why decisive action from Justice Anthony Kennedy ended the debate, for now.
National Constitution Center president Jeffrey Rosen recently spoke with “super lawyer” David Boies about the arguments that were before the Supreme Court in its recent pair of same-sex marriage decisions.
After this week’s historic series of Supreme Court rulings, is it time for a constitutional amendment that defines marriage? Or one that guarantees states the right to determine their own marriage laws?
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen explains some constitutional problems with the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs—and how they can be fixed to be more in line with the Constitution.
Recently, four acclaimed Civil War experts from the popular New York Times “Disunion” blog talked about the Battle of Gettysburg in front of a sold-out audience in Philadelphia. And the topic of constitutional issues came up.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen talks with Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan about privacy rules, recent Court cases, and what it’s like to go hunting with Justice Antonin Scalia.
What was it like as the Battle of Gettysburg approached 150 years ago? Four leading experts spent one evening recently at the National Constitution Center discussing the popular mood in late June 1863 as General Robert E. Lee entered Pennsylvania.
As the Supreme Court winds ends its historic 2012-2013 term, decisions about same-sex marriage, the Voting Rights Act and affirmative action grabbed headlines. But there were other big cases the Court decided well before June.
Here are 10 facts about Hillary Clinton, from her childhood ambitions to her brief time as a Republican.
The National Constitution Center announced today that Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will receive the 2013 Liberty Medal in recognition of her lifelong career in public service and her ongoing advocacy efforts on behalf of women and girls around the globe.