This year, political watchers will be listening to more than the candidates’ speeches, because the music that precedes them has traditionally been an election factor.
Local self-governance is a proud American tradition. But in dire circumstances, cities face the dramatic option of ending their existence altogether.
Geoffrey Stone of the University of Chicago and Eugene Volokh of UCLA dissect the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment and explore current debates over its meaning.
Tom Donnelly, counsel at Constitutional Accountability Center, looks at the impact of John Bingham on constitutional history. Justice Hugo Black once called Bingham the “Madison . . . of the Fourteenth Amendment.”
Robert M. Gates, our 2011 Liberty Medal recipient, discusses valuable lessons in leadership he learned from four decades of personal experience. Gates is appearing Thursday night at the National Constitution Center.
On this day in 2010, the Supreme Court announced its ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission—a groundbreaking decision that continues to resonate in American politics and constitutional law.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at a decision by at least four Justices to tackle the constitutional legitimacy of President Obama’s immigration policies.
The Constitution now sets January 20th as inauguration day every four years, but it was 71 years ago today that a historical first – and last occurred: The inauguration of a U.S. President to a fourth term in office.
The United States Supreme Court said on Tuesday it would hear a dispute between President Barack Obama and 26 states over the President’s ability to issue sweeping executive orders about immigration.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at a case accepted by the Supreme Court related to state tax funds and religious institutions.