Former vice president Aaron Burr usually isn’t credited as a Founding Father, but there is one instance where Burr directly helped to change the Constitution by forcing the passage of the 12th amendment.
In honor of Flag Day, here are 10 fascinating facts about Stars and Stripes that may surprise you!
Today is Flag Day! Get the behind the scenes info on the many patriotic groups that spent years trying to convince Congress to make Flag Day official.
Among the most controversial of all Supreme Court decisions has its 25th anniversary this month, when a divided Court in June 1989 allowed flag burning as protected free speech. So how did the Court choose to make an unpopular decision about an American institution?
It was 49 years ago today that the phrase “Miranda warning” was born, after the Supreme Court ruled in a landmark case about the Fifth Amendment
On June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court issued its Loving v. Virginia decision, which blocked states from passing laws that banned inter-racial marriages. Here is a brief recap of the this landmark civil rights case.
It’s the 91st birthday of George H.W. Bush, the former U.S. president and former National Constitution Center chairman. So how much do you know about the 41st president?
National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen talks about the Center’s mission to help citizens explore constitutional – rather than political – questions, in an interview series with SCOTUSblog.
North Carolina’s House on Thursday overrode and effectively passed a state law that allows government officials to refuse to marry people, including same-sex couples, by citing a religious objection.
Constitutional scholar Michael Stokes Paulsen and his son Luke Paulsen gave a modern primer on the U.S. Constitution and address the myths and partial truths that exist in a live event on Thursday.