Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the public trust doctrine, an age-old concept about environmental protection, and some recent legal challenges related to it.
We invite you to submit your questions about the Constitution, the Court and more to Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center.
Donald Trump’s big win in Indiana all but assures his GOP nomination in July. But has there ever been a major party nominee with his outsider status? Here’s a look at five past nominees who were seen as outsiders, and had some connections to celebrity status or wealth.
Today marks the anniversary of an important Supreme Court case that helped to end the Hollywood studio system and fuel a young television industry in the late 1940s.
A special panel at the National Constitution Center reflects on Justice Antonin Scalia’s constitutional impact, with three former Scalia law clerks in the select group.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the dispute over Amtrak’s role in writing railroad track rules, and why the case seems destined for the Supreme Court.
On National Teacher Day, Constitution Daily looks at 10 Presidents who were teachers in some capacity before they occupied the White House – including one who later married his own teacher.
On April 22, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe ordered the restoration of voting rights for more than 200,000 citizens with past criminal convictions, drawing attention to a growing national issue.
The upcoming Republican state convention in Texas may consider the topic of the state’s secession from the United States. Here’s a look at what practical and constitutional barriers would prevent that.
On May 2, 1972, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover died of heart disease at a Washington hospital, ending his 48-year total control over the federal agency he managed and created. Hoover, a power unto himself, actually started his professional career as a librarian and used those skills to shape the FBI.