When Speech Can Get You in Trouble, Despite the First Amendment: The Shirvell Case When an employer restricts an employee’s right to speak, by banning employee blogs or limiting what employees can say on social media sites, it is common for people to say it is a violation of the First Amendment right to free […]
News outlets across the country and around the globe are talking about the National Constitution Center. Follow us as we recap media highlights from the past week.
Is a GPS search Constitutional?
Publius 2.0 visits the Rally To Restore Sanity and picks his top 10 favorite signs.
Not since 1938, has the GOP gained so many seats. Will divided government and our system of checks and balances lead to gridlock or bipartisan progress?
How Citizens United v. The Federal Election Commission has changed the electoral process as we know it.
With the mid-term elections upon us, a number of issues of what can be worn and not worn in and near polling places have arisen. Here are a few example that have cropped up so far.
Today’s excerpt from James Madison in Federalist 14 is intended for tomorrow, when we will need to find ways to bridge our divides.
“I wish I didn’t get nervous seeing black men behind me on the street. I wish there was no correlation between race and crime. I wish 100 percent of the terrorists who attacked us on 9/11 had not been members of one religion. I wish we didn’t hear diatribes on a daily basis threatening our […]
When George Washington ran for the Virginia House of Burgesses in 1751, he reportedly purchased a quart of rum, wine, beer, and hard cider for every voter in the district