In this commentary, Laura Little of Temple University’s Beasley Law School explains how the presidential election will shape the nation’s high court.
Former vice president Aaron Burr usually isn’t credited as a Founding Father, but there is one instance where Burr directly helped to change the Constitution by forcing the passage of the 12th amendment.
As part of a continuing series this summer, Constitution Daily looks at Vice Presidential selections that had an impact on the Constitution. First up – the Vice President who forced Congress and the states to approve and ratify the 12th Amendment: Aaron Burr.
Harvard legal scholar and former White House advisor Cass Sunstein explores George Lucas’ masterpiece as it relates to rebellions, constitutional law, presidential elections, and more.
The Pledge of Allegiance to the United States’ flag has been part of American life for generations, but not without some constitutional controversy.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the latest legal developments related to assault weapons bans, including one case to be considered by the Supreme Court at its private Conference on Thursday.
In honor of Flag Day, here are 10 fascinating facts about Stars and Stripes that may surprise you!
Today is Flag Day! Get the behind the scenes info on the many patriotic groups that spent years trying to convince Congress to make Flag Day official.
In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, leaders on both sides of the aisle are calling for action. Here’s what you need to know.
It was 50 years ago today that the phrase “Miranda warning” was born, after the Supreme Court ruled in a landmark case about the Fifth Amendment