It’s been months since the Supreme Court heard arguments in a potentially landmark affirmative action case. So what’s holding up a decision by the justices?
It’s been 21 years since the latest amendment to the Constitution. With issues continually at the forefront of public discourse, is it time to add the next 10 amendments? Take part in a virtual town hall all summer long on Constitution Daily.
President Barack Obama is renewing his efforts to close the Guantanamo terror prison over congressional objections, even though the Pentagon is asking for more money to maintain it.
Read the text for President Obama’s speech on U.S. counterterrorism policy at the National Defense University, as provided by the White House.
Lyle Denniston examines the argument, made by some, that reporters can be tried under the Espionage Act for seeking out the news about a classified program.
Do government employees like an Internal Revenue Service official have Fifth Amendment rights when testifying before Congress? That topic is being debated in the House, and may not be quickly answered.
As part of a landmark, 100-year agreement between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and The New York Public Library, the National Constitution Center will display one of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights starting in fall of 2014.
How much do you know about the basic facts about the Bill of Rights? Take our 10-question quiz and find out now!
Many of the rights and liberties Americans cherish—such as speech, religion, and the right to fair trial—are included in the first 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights. How much do you know about this founding document? Check out these handy FAQs to learn all about it.
President Barack Obama has agreed to shift control of fatal drone attacks from the CIA to the military. But will this step, and a high-profile speech, change the public debate about the constitutionality of the controversial program?