Two members of the 2011 Peter Jennings Project faculty made news this past week. Carter Phillips, who will argue the PJP moot court on March 5, was noted in The New York Times for his argument before the Supreme Court in two cases, General Dynamics v United States and Boeing Company v United States, which […]
We asked our guests and notable Philadelphians as part of Martin Luther King Day.
Five and half years after the passing of Peter Jennings, his ideas still hold true.
Should gun laws be more strict? Could the Arizona tragedy have been averted?
With Delay’s recent sentencing and appeal, it seems time to revisit his visit to the Center in 2007.
The shooting rampage in Tucson January 8 has prompted mourning and soul-searching across the country.
In our latest addition of “You be the judge” can police arrest a man doing drugs when they entered his apartment without a warrant… on accident?
On the night of his address, Obama will be joined in the House chamber by Vice President Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner, justices of the Supreme Court, members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and all the members of his Cabinet, except one.
By Dr. Steve Frank I heard from Publius 2.0 recently. He’s feeling bullish about 2011, expecting sales of The Federalist Papers to soar on Capitol Hill. That’s because the incoming Republican House leadership – Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier, and Transition Team Chairman Greg Walden – have issued […]
By Lyle Denniston The Republicans’ frustration with Democratic filibusters of Bush nominees to appeals courts reached a new level in May 2005. The Republican Senate leaders announced that, if the filibusters continued, they would attempt a drastic procedure – one that soon would be called the “nuclear option” for its capacity to destroy the capacity […]