As usual, the Constitution is getting a lot of debate as the presidential campaign season starts, and for the 2016 election, more than a few candidates want some new constitutional amendments.
Hawaii joined the Union on this day in 1959, an act that remains historically significant but not without controversy.
The Supreme Court is currently on a summer hiatus, but the nine Justices will be back in business on the first Monday in October. Here’s a quick look at the cases accepted for the 2015 term so far.
Stanford Law School’s Bernadette Meyler and Emory University School of Law’s William Mayton join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to discuss the 14th Amendment’s Citizenship Clause and current debate over the children of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how Donald Trump’s proposal to deport illegal immigrants could pose conflicts with the 14th amendment’s traditional interpretations.
August 19th marks the 69th birthday of President Bill Clinton, whose eight-year term dominated the decade of the 1990s.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literary adviser, examines the coming Supreme Court appeal in the political corruption case of Virginia’s former governor.
On the 95th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification, we look back at a young politician whose unexpected vote in the Tennessee state legislature gave all women the right to vote.
Today, we celebrate the anniversary of the 19th Amendment (ratified August 18, 1920). Here’s what you need to know.
With renewed talk of a possible Joe Biden run at the White House, Constitution Daily decided to look at the track record of sitting Vice Presidents in presidential elections. The results are certainly mixed.