This Friday marks the anniversary of Sandra Day O’Connor’s successful nomination to the Supreme Court in 1981, which happened nearly 30 years after law firms refused to hire O’Connor as a lawyer because of her gender.
Two big pet superstars were able to put bipartisan bickering on hold for at least one day in Washington, as some congress members from both parties talked about animal rights issues on Capitol Hill.
Akhil Reed Amar talks about a big anniversary Constitution Week and his upcoming Friday event at the National Constitution Center.
One of the nation’s biggest college football programs is fighting a secular group over demands to stop a prayer that mentions Jesus Christ before home games, in a story that could have wider implications.
Harlow Giles Unger looks at how a freshman congressman, John Quincy Adams, battled Thomas Jefferson in the first test case about the First Amendment.
Issues involving two international figures, Mitt Romney and Kate Middleton, are raising awareness of about the legal rights of people filmed without their knowledge on two continents.
As the National Constitution Center gets ready to open its “American Spirits” exhibition next month, we look back at the 10 big things you need to know about Prohibition.
Constitution Daily’s recent national pop quiz on 10 basic questions about the Constitution showed wide awareness—and some confusion—over our founding charter. But most people got a C on the test.
The Libya crisis and the Romney campaign video are taking the Obama-Romney race in a different direction. But fall campaign surprises are hardly new—as are leaked private campaign meetings.
The annual AP-National Constitution Center Poll contains some sobering news for online journalists and bloggers: Americans have a higher regard for Congress than web publishers.