There had been few direct constitutional references in the first two 2016 presidential debates this fall. That changed Wednesday night when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump spoke extensively about the Supreme Court.
As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump head toward the presidential finish line on November 8, it’s time to revisit one of the most popular topics discussed on our blog: What happens if the Electoral College ties?
On October 20, 1803, the Senate ratified a treaty with France, promoted by President Thomas Jefferson, that doubled the size of the United States. But was Jefferson empowered to make that $15 million deal under the Constitution?
Is free speech under threat? Or is the concern overblown?
On November 8, Americans will flock to the polls to choose the next President of the United States. The National Constitution Center is here to help.
A federal appeals court has delayed the case involving the legality of the Washington, D.C., pro football team’s trademarks on its name, the Redskins. Those trademarks have been ordered canceled under a law that forbids such protection for marks that are “disparaging” to someone.
On October 19, 1810, Cassius Marcellus Clay, politician, abolitionist, and namesake of Muhammad Ali, was born.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at how the Supreme Court may be confronted with a more challenging situation if its current vacancy continues through the term that runs through late next June.
This weekend marked the 233rd anniversary of the American victory at Yorktown, which effectively ended the Revolutionary War. But did you know the British Army surrendered to a Lincoln, and not a Washington on that fateful day?
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, examines a court decision in Connecticut related to the liability of a gun maker for the Sandy Hook shootings.