On the 157th birthday of President Theodore Roosevelt, we ask the important question: can you tell Teddy and his famous cousin, Franklin, apart from their famous quotes?
On October 27, 1787, the first Federalist Papers are published in support of the newly signed Constitution.
The National Constitution Center awarded His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet the 2015 Liberty Medal on Monday, October 26, 2015.
In one of the most widely condemned decisions in U.S. history, the Supreme Court held that the right to freely contract is a fundamental right under the 14th Amendment.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s comments last week on the death penalty’s future in the United States grabbed more than a few headlines, and it could signal a future where America joins a majority of nations that outlaw capital punishment.
The Canadian electoral process provides a useful starting point for comparing the U.S. and Canadian constitutions.
On October 23, 1987, the United States Senate held one of the most-controversial votes on a Supreme Court nominee in its history, when it rejected Robert Bork’s appointment.
Adam Winkler of the UCLA School of Law and Nelson Lund of the George Mason University School of Law examine the history of the Second Amendment and the current debates about the extent of its protections.
Leading health policy expert Ezekiel Emanuel and Jacob E. Gersen, the Founder and Director of the Food Law Lab at Harvard Law School, discuss the intersection of food, regulation and how the U.S. government influences the food we eat.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy expert, looks at the debate in two states about the role of the driver’s license as a ticket to the right to vote.