James Traub unveils his essential biography on the life and complex political career of America’s sixth president in a special live event at the National Constitution Center.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how the Court’s Bank Markazi ruling may redefine how Congress can influence a court case.
On April 21, 1898, Spain broke off diplomatic relations with the United States in a long-simmering dispute over Cuba. The brief war that followed would have permanent implications for American foreign policy, and push the formerly isolationist power on to the global stage.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has confirmed that Founding Father (and Broadway star) Alexander Hamilton will stay on the $10 bill and Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.
The April 26 Republican primaries in five states might go a long way toward deciding the GOP nominee in Cleveland. But how could Pennsylvania be the ultimate “party pooper” for favorite Donald Trump?
This morning, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Birchfield v. North Dakota, a case about the right of citizens to refuse a breath alcohol test.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at why the Supreme Court was silent on the Take Care Clause in Monday’s immigration arguments.
The American Revolutionary War started on April 19, 1775 at the towns of Lexington and Concord. But how accurate are some of the key facts that have been handed down to us through the generations?
At our annual Freedom Day event, two student teams squared off to discuss the Fisher affirmative action case in the Virtual Supreme Court finals.
An eight-person Supreme Court tacked a major case on President Obama’s immigration policies on Monday, in part debating whether the state of Texas had the ability to sue over costs related to driver’s license for undocumented immigrants.