As part of the National Constitution Center’s 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) project, here is a look at the first amendment ratified after the Bill of Rights was adopted, which actually overturned an early Supreme Court decision.
A recent legal decision in North Dakota that used evidence against an American citizen using a drone – and gathered without a warrant – raises some interesting arguments about the Fourth Amendment in the 21st century.
Chris Edelson of American University and Lou Fisher of the Constitution Project join National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen to examine if the President’s evolving power to take military action without a formal Congressional war declaration.
As part of a series called Constitution Café, moderator Chris Phillips is asking some thought-provoking questions about foundational constitutional issues. First up: Should part of the Declaration of Independence be incorporated into the Constitution?
As part of the National Constitution Center’s 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) project, each day we will look at a constitutional amendment. Today, we profile the Sixth Amendment.
Lyle Denniston looks at two Second Amendment cases under consideration at the Supreme Court later this month that would clarify questions posed by the National Rifle Association.
The topic of income inequality and the Constitution is a hot one in public policy circles. Joining our Jeffrey Rosen to discuss the constitutional aspects of the issue are William Forbath from the University of Texas- Austin School of Law and Stephen B. Presser from Northwestern University Law.
The Miranda warning comes from one of the biggest legal cases of the 1960s–and thanks to countless arrest scenes in TV and movies, it’s one of the best-known applications of the Fifth Amendment. But what you don’t know about Miranda could be more significant than you think.
Today, we look at one of the most well-known amendments: the Fifth Amendment, which protects personal rights.
Peter Swire of the White House National Security Agency Review Board, Anita Allen of the University of Pennsylvania, and Charlie Savage of the New York Times discuss government surveillance, past and future, with National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen.