The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen joins leading privacy experts Peter Swire and Benjamin Wittes to break down President Obama’s speech about NSA reforms and what it really means for Americans.
Chris Edelson from American University’s School of Public Affairs looks at the history of emergency presidential power from the drafting of the Constitution until today’s war on terror.
Lyle Denniston looks at the constitutional uncertainty over President Obama’s request for a panel of advocates to appear in front of a secret government court that approves NSA requests to spy on Americans and others.
The fight to make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a holiday took 32 years, a lot of campaigning, and guest appearances including Stevie Wonder, Ted Kennedy, and the National Football League.
Legal scholars and business leaders alike are still sifting through an appeals court ruling that strikes down much of the FCC’s power to bar Internet service providers from discriminating against information providers.
Constitution Daily looks back at the inspirational story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and uncovers some interesting facts about the late civil rights leader’s life.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most quotable speakers of the 20th century. Here are 10 statements from King’s 13-year career as a public figure that defined his quest.
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates spoke in Philadelphia on Friday night at the National Constitution Center to discuss his new book. You can watch the full video here.
A state judge’s ruling on Friday barred Pennsylvania’s strict voter identification law, in the latest chapter of an on-going fight between people concerned about voter restrictions and folks worried about voter fraud.
President Barack Obama called for basic reforms to National Security Agency spying programs on Americans, but he also asked for help from his own administration and a divided Congress on a key reform.