“They always say that I must abide by laws and constitutions…I know what is in laws and in constitutions, but what we have here in Egypt is neither laws nor constitution.” Mohammed ElBaradei, the Nobel laureate, on the political situation in his homeland where 82 year old President Hosni Mubarak, who has been president since… [Continue Reading]
As controversy swirls around a proposed mosque on the site of the 9/11 attacks in New York City, the ceremonies that take place during this Saturday’s anniversary will be closely watched by the American public. The 9/11 attacks and the resulting War on Terror raised a wide variety of constitutional issues, from the Patriot Act… [Continue Reading]
President Obama spent Labor Day weekend campaigning for a $50 billion plan to help the nation’s transportation infrastructure. Will the mini-stimulus help create jobs?
In 2006 the National Constitution Center awarded the Liberty Medal to Bono and DATA, an NGO focused on Debt, AIDS, Trade and Africa. The ceremony lasted just under an hour and featured appearances from Then-mayor John Street and former President George H.W. Bush. In case you didn’t catch the broadcast, no worries. We’ve boiled down… [Continue Reading]
Andrew Card, former White House Chief of Staff, explains the president’s answer when asked for the go-ahead to shot down the hijacked planes.
Building a mosque at Ground Zero could affirm religious freedom, but a majority of Americans believe the construction could provoke religious tensions
When you first walk into Signer’s Hall, you may notice that Ben Franklin is shinier than the other delegates. Here’s why.
The Court’s new term has much that could renew the divisions, on a wide range of issues with social and cultural impact.
Here in Philly, picking your favorite cheesesteak place is as important as picking your college. So when Tony Blair ate his first Philly cheesesteak where did he go? Pats or Ginos?
he government’s headline-making prosecution of Zacarias Moussaoui — the only person so far convicted of any crime related to the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 — will not be tested in the Supreme Court, at least for some time.