Richard Pildes of the New York University School of Law and Bradley Smith of the Capital University Law School discuss the history and meaning of the last Reconstruction Amendment.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at a big constitutional question in front of the Supreme Court in the case about President Obama’s immigration orders.
On the occasion of Rosa Park’s birthday, Constitution Daily looks at her journey from a childhood in the segregated south to her enduring status as a civil rights icon.
In the latest election twist, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump is among the current list of people nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, and a person who saw the nomination letter reportedly said a member of Congress proposed Trump’s name to the nomination committee.
Imagine a world with income tax; if you were an American citizen before 1913, with a few exceptions you didn’t have to deal with an April deadline and the IRS. Today, no one really knows how big the tax code is.
Ted Cruz has faced some criticism in his White House bid about his birth in Canada. But would some other famous people face the same scrutiny as Cruz?
Today we celebrate a constitutional ratification twofer: the 15th Amendment (ratified February 3, 1870) and the 16th Amendment (ratified February 3, 1913). Here’s what you need to know.
In the end, the biggest loser in the Iowa caucuses might not be the campaigns of several presidential hopefuls, but the public perception of polling organizations that were again off the mark.
The Supreme Court is on hiatus until February 19, but here’s a quick look at three big cases to track, and three other significant cases with decisions due.
Earlier this month, the Supreme Court decided to hear McDonnell v. United States, a criminal case involving the convicted ex-governor of Virginia, Robert McDonnell.