Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 14th Amendment (ratified July 9, 1868). Here’s what you need to know.
Distinguished legal scholars Erwin Chemerinsky and Frederick Lawrence discuss the big rulings of the Supreme Court’s 2013-2014 term, in a talk with the Anti-Defamation League’s Civil Rights Director, Deborah Lauter.
John Bingham was an important writer of the 14th Amendment and a key player in two important post-Civil War trials. Gerard N. Magliocca’s new book examines a forgotten but remarkable statesman.
On July 8, 1776, popular legend says the Liberty Bell rang to symbolize America’s independence from Great Britain. But many “facts” about the Bell, such as the 1776 ringing, are shrouded in mystery.
On Tuesday, legal recreational marijuana sales start in Washington state. While such sales are technically illegal under federal law, Congress and the Obama administration are staying out of the situation, for now.
In the first of a three-part series, Jeffrey Shulman from Georgetown Law looks at how the right to parent as a matter of constitutional law is especially tenuous.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at criticism of the Supreme Court’s three female Justices and gender motivation in the Court’s recent actions.
After a week of blockbuster rulings on religious liberty, executive power, digital privacy, and more, the Supreme Court is already set for another exciting term.
National Constitution Center senior fellow Christopher Phillips shares a personal story about constitutional literacy and citizenry.
The Anti-Defamation League’s Deborah Lauter will join legal scholars Erwin Chemerinsky and Frederick Lawrence on Tuesday to review and assess the latest Supreme Court term with Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center.