With the events of Ferguson, Missouri, close in mind, a New York grand jury voted on Wednesday not to bring charges against Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at the House’s effort to declare President Obama’s immigration executive orders null and void.
The study of civics could get a big push in seven states where laws are being considered to require high school students to pass a basic citizenship test to get a diploma.
National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen breaks down the arguments in the Supreme Court case about UPS and the rights of pregnant women in the workplace.
The nine Justices of the Supreme Court will hear arguments on Wednesday about a case that could affect women who are working and pregnant, and may want job conditions changed based on their pregnancy.
Abigail Perkiss from Kean University examines protests over the Ferguson situation and the use of the word “riot,” which has a long and complicated history in United States history.
Franklin Foer, editor of The New Republic, and the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen talk about the publication’s 100-year anniversary and a recently released book on its fascinating history.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at talk about the Supreme Court’s future influencing the 2016 election, and what any potential candidates should really be considering in their public comments.
The nation’s highest court tackled a big free speech issue on Monday, as nine Supreme Court Justices quoted Eminem, cited 19th century law, and engaged in legal talk that only acute court watchers could probably appreciate.
On Monday night, 12th annual John M. Templeton, Jr. Lecture was given by American Enterprise Institute W. H. Brady Scholar Charles Murray, as he discussed The Founding Virtues: 1787 and 2014.