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Even though I went to an American public high school, I didn’t know very much about the document that governed my country.
In an article in the Christian Science Monitor this month, PJP Fellow Justin Martin, who now teaches at the University of Maine, tells of an Israeli legal group’s letter to American college and university presidents asking them to be sensitive to expressions of anti-Semitism on American campuses. Martin suggests that the real target was speech […]
The Court probably will be faced with major constitutional questions closely related to some of the 2012 election campaign’s main issues.
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At last week’s Republican debate in Florida, there were eight references to the Constitution.
With Libra in your orbit during the next four weeks, there’s no better time to really think about how open and balanced you’ve been.
In 2008, when Sen. Barack Obama was running for president against Sen. John McCain, there were three formal televised presidential debates. The Constitution was not raised at all in the first debate or the second. In the third, it was raised three times: once when McCain said that as president he would put justices on […]
If one accepts that the Supreme Court has the final word on constitutional interpretation, the issue is settled.
At the National Constitution Center last week, Robert Gates struck a nerve.