The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen joined Carrie Cordero from Georgetown and Claire Finkelstein from Penn on Constitution Day 2013 to discuss all angles on the debate about drones, liberty, and security.
As we celebrate the 226th anniversary of the American Constitution this week, it is important not to forget that the document drafted in Philadelphia in the summer of 1787 is far different from the one that governs our country today.
A federal appeals court decision to grant protected free speech status to the Facebook “like” button contained another important element, involving a less-publicized constitutional amendment.
Margot E. Kaminski from Yale Law says it might make sense to allow states to figure out some difficult questions about drones and privacy before we revisit the idea of a federal drone privacy law.
If you missed some of the programing at the National Constitution Center on Constitution Day 2013, watch a video replay now.
Today’s Constitution-maker is the Internal Revenue Service. As of yesterday, the IRS began enforcing new rules that provide significant federal tax benefits to legally married same-sex couples, doing so to avert new constitutional problems.
Elizabeth R. Wydra from the Constitutional Accountability Center’s says Justice Antonin Scalia ignored a founding document in his recent appearance at George Washington University.
Matthew Pinsker explains that Abraham Lincoln understood something about war powers that Obama has ignored. They are not easily shared.
After months of online debate, thousands of National Constitution Center blog readers have sent a message: They want certain constitutional elements about Congress and elections changed.
At the National Constitution Center, we make a big deal out of Constitution Day as an all-day event. But we aren’t the only Americans who are celebrating the 226th birthday of our founding document on Tuesday, September 17.