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.
What a week it was at the Supreme Court in Washington: four landmark decisions in three days. Learn what the experts are saying about key rulings about same-sex marriage, the Voting Rights Act, and affirmative action. If you want to do your own analysis, we’ve combined a week of our online Town Hall debate and analysis coverage into one location for you.
In a commentary, David H. Gans from the Constitutional Accountability Center says the Supreme Court’s marriage equality rulings are cause for celebration for all Americans across the political spectrum.
Lyle Denniston looks at the next steps in the legal campaign to secure the nationwide right for gays and lesbians to get married.
Michael McConnell and Jeffrey Rosen take up part three of their online debate about this week’s big Supreme Court decisions. This time, our Town Hall participants break down the Windsor and Perry decisions.
The United States Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and rejected an appeal about Proposition 8 on Wednesday, in two significant wins for supporters of same-sex marriages.