Pennsylvania Law’s Kermit Roosevelt and Karen Korematsu, founder of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute join The Wall Street Journal’s Jess Bravin to discuss Roosevelt’s latest novel about the Japanese internment era.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the constitutional prospects for a suit filed by an Army officer claiming President Obama exceeded his authority in ordering attacks on ISIS.
It was two years ago today that the iconic Washington Monument reopened to the public after it was damaged by a 2011 earthquake. The Monument has been a magnet for historic occurrences, and here are some highlights.
A small but vocal contingent in the District of Columbia is pushing forward with plans for a summer local constitutional convention, with the goal of creating the 51st state. But significant political and legal barriers remain in the way.
In this commentary, Paula Baker of The Ohio State University says the rich history of women in politics makes Hillary Clinton’s candidacy seem less than earth-shaking.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy expert, looks at the statutory path in the debate over transgender equality, which seems headed on a long-term road to the Supreme Court.
A recent federal court ruling about a public-school student punished for a Facebook post about a bomb threat may have some bigger First Amendment implications, says a judge who wrote the decision.
Philadelphia has a rich history of hosting colorful political conventions, and in the first of a five-part series, we look at the controversial conventions of the slavery and anti-immigrant era before the Civil War.
Harry Truman went from being a county judge to deciding to use atomic warfare at World War II’s end. Here’s a quick look at 10 facts about Truman’s sudden ascendancy to the White House—and the deal with his middle name.
The 27th Amendment is the most recent amendment to the Constitution, and its existence today can be traced to a college student who proposed the idea in a term paper and was given a C by his professor for the idea.