I am involved in the Occupy movement because I consider myself one of the people mentioned in the phrase “We, the people.”
As a fan of the National Constitution Center (you’re reading this post, right?), you probably noticed a certain word popping up at the Center itself and online. That word is FREEDOM.
As the power and status of the United States has increased in the 225 years since the Constitution was signed, what’s at stake every four years has only risen.
It has long appeared to be a basic legal principle that, while public school officials are the masters of their own domain, they generally do not have authority elsewhere — unless they can show that off-campus activity directly implicates the operation of the schools.
The Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787, so 2012 marks the 225th anniversary of this remarkable document.
In this installment, we look at SOPA—the Stop Online Piracy Act—currently being debated in the House.
While lower courts for years have often recognized a “ministerial exception” to federal, state and local laws against discrimination in the workplace, the Supreme Court itself had never done so. Although bold in some ways, the decision was, in fact, quite cautious.
Ninety-three years ago, on January 16, 1919, the 18th Amendment of the Constitution was ratified.
Is it time to finally declare Dixie “changed”? That is at the heart of the Texas redistricting decision now before the Supreme Court.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. saw himself as a servant of humanity and he wanted his life to be remembered as a life of service to others.