Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of the Left and Right (11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.) Perhaps to better understand Washington’s intractable partisan gridlock, we can look to its roots. We ask Conservative intellectual Yuval Levin and the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to explore the origins of the left/right divide by examining the views of the men who best represented […]
Jeffery Rosen and David Rubenstein explain why the three most important documents in American history matter – and what they mean – as Constitution Daily counts down to the debut on December 15 at the National Constitution Center of an original copy of the Bill of Rights.
December 12 is a big anniversary for those of us in Pennsylvania: It’s the day the James Wilson led an emotional effort to approve the proposed U.S. constitution in the Keystone state, in a huge step toward the eventual ratification of our Founding document.
As Constitution Daily counts down to the debut on December 15 at the National Constitution Center of an exhibition featuring an original copy of the Bill of Rights, we are looking at some fascinating facts about the iconic document. Today: Learn all about the Bill of Rights in just one video.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the public trust doctrine, which dates back to Roman civil law, and why finding wording in the Constitution to embrace it has not been an easy task.
Today marks the 78th anniversary of King Edward VIII’s abdication in England in the 1930s, which highlights the constitutional differences in two nations between replacing a head of state.
As Constitution Daily counts down to the debut on December 15 at the National Constitution Center of an exhibition featuring an original copy of the Bill of Rights, we are looking at some fascinating facts about the iconic document. Today: Here are eight key facts about this enduring testament to liberty and freedom!
The nation’s high court announced on Tuesday its first two rulings for argued cases in the October 2014 Term—cases with big consequences for part-time employers and jury trials.
Our Jeffrey Rosen talks with Tracey L. Meares from Yale Law School and Paul Butler from Georgetown Law about the constitutional and legal fallout from the Ferguson and Staten Island situations.
You may not know who Dollree “Dolly” Mapp was, but it was her case in 1961 that opened up a new era of due process rights for American citizens.