On March 27, 1834, the U.S. Senate censured President Andrew Jackson in a tug-of-war that had questionable constitutional roots but important political overtones.
On March 25th at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., the National Constitution Center hosted a debate on this important Supreme Court decision featuring the Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society. Watch video of the entire event here.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at Wednesday’s Supreme Court decision about voting districts in Alabama and Justice Clarence Thomas’s opinions about race as a voting factor.
Today marks an interesting anniversary in U.S. history—the first known appearance of a huge loaf of bread at the White House, as a tribute to an equally giant, politically charged cheese wheel that symbolized the First Amendment.
The Supreme Court said on Wednesday that a pregnant woman who sought the same light-duty accommodations as non-pregnant workers with the same needs can keep pursuing her case in court.
A divided Supreme Court said on Wednesday that Alabama’s legislative map, drawn by a Republican-controlled legislature after the 2010 census, needs to be reconsidered.
The debate over Senator Ted Cruz’s birthplace has raised some interesting questions about other folks who sought, or make seek, the White House, with parents who were born outside the United States.
On March 24, 2105, author Charles Slack spoke about the pivotal events around the 1798 Sedition Act, as the Founding Fathers struggled to define America and preserve the freedoms they had fought to create.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, breaks down what a Supreme Court move on Monday means for the evolving situation about voter ID laws.
Could British troops evict colonists from their homes, eat their food and use their facilities? That’s not exactly true, even though generations of students have heard that story in relation to the Third Amendment.