Tonight, C-SPAN and the National Constitution Center look at the landmark Youngstown Steel case, where the Supreme Court limited President Truman’s executive powers under the Constitution.
Could a late candidate or an uncertain primary season lead to a multi-ballot Republican convention in July? Here’s a quick look at why some folks are discussing that possibility.
On Friday afternoon, the United States Supreme Court said it would accept its first abortion case in eight years, which centers on a Texas law that restricts the availability of abortion clinics.
It was on this day in 1789 that Founding Father Benjamin Franklin wrote what was probably his last great quote, a saying about the Constitution and life that became true about five months later.
Today we celebrate the birthday of Justice Louis Brandeis, who make a lasting impact on American constitutional law both before and while he was a justice on the Supreme Court from 1916 to 1939.
Rick Hasen of the University of California, Irvine School of Law and Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute in Washington preview an important new Supreme Court case about voter equality.
Presidential historian and bestselling author Jon Meacham unveiled his sweeping yet intimate biography of George H. W. Bush in a special National Constitution Center event on Thursday night.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was in Philadelphia last night, making remarks about the Court, a controversial flag-burning ruling from 1989, and diversity among his fellow Justices.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the arguments behind a challenge to President Obama’s immigration policies that seems headed toward the Supreme Court.
This Wednesday, millions of Americans will take time out to honor our military on the traditional time of 11:11 a.m. on November 11. But there was a time when Congress tried to move the holiday, only to face several years of strong public resistance.