Jeffrey Shulman from Georgetown Law looks at Justice Antonin Scalia’s well-crafted dissent in the Obergefell same-sex marriage decision, which he believes is a trend setter for legal citations.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, examines the debate over conflicts of interest within the Supreme Court after a recent incident involving stock ownership and a Justice’s spouse.
Anne-Marie Slaughter, president and CEO of New America Foundation, discusses her new book about true gender equality in a special National Constitution Center event in Philadelphia.
On Monday morning, the United States Supreme Court neither accepted or denied a potentially significant case on the ability of some Americans to own assault weapons.
On October 19, 1781, British forces are forced to surrender to General George Washington at Yorktown, staring an effective end to the Revolutionary War and beginning America’s role as a global factor.
A narrow reading of the 14th Amendment’s Privilege or Immunities Clause altered the trajectory of constitutional law.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases that dealt with the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment.
The Tea Party protests of 1773 were undoubtedly a turning point in American history, but does Philadelphia have a rightful claim on being the starting point of the colonial movement?
Theodore Shaw of the University of North Carolina School of Law and Michael Rosman of the Center for Individual Rights explore how the Constitution deals with race.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, examines the core question that now surrounds the Affordable Care Act’s mandate for employers to provide birth-control services to their employees or, for colleges, to their students.