Of Reality Shows, Polygamy, Sodomy and the Constitution When, in 2003, the Supreme Court ruled that intimate, consensual sexual activities were protected by the the due process clause of the 14th amendment, invalidating a Texas law prohibiting sodomy, Justice Antonin Scalia, in dissent, wrote that if legislatures were now to be banned from enacting laws… [Continue Reading]
How many of our presidents were first captains of industry or small entrepreneurs, for that matter?
The July 4 issue of TIME magazine has stirred a hornet’s nest of controversy. Here’s your opportunity to tell us what you think.
George Washington has long been credited with instituting the tradition of concluding the oath of office with “So help me God,” at his inauguration in 1789.
After decades of rivalry, Burr and Hamilton would settle once and for all the matter of their reputations and legacies.
The Constitution’s Sixth Amendment does not promise, and does not require, a perfect trial in any criminal case.
As the City’s project evolved, it became clear to me that the President’s House could be interpreted through my passion for quilt art.
Veteran Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston—the Center’s new Advisor on Constitutional Literacy and blog contributor—presented a colorful insider’s perspective on the Supreme Court’s recently concluded term to a capacity crowd.
The White House performed the public service of condensing the President’s Town Hall responses into bite-size tweets
No president has ever tried to borrow beyond the debt limit … That does not make it unconstitutional, but it does raise constitutional doubts.