In recent days, there’s been a big demand for small printed “pocket constitutions” as part of an ongoing debate in the presidential race. We decided to look into the history of pocket constitutions and their symbolic and practical meaning.
Constitution Daily Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston looks at a legal hypothetical about Tom Brady’s chances of winning a Supreme Court case about his NFL suspension – if Brady had opted to appeal.
On the evening of August 2, 1923, President Warren Harding died in a San Francisco hotel room. Since then, the details of the president’s death remained murky for decades amidst rumors of scandal or even worse.
In his new role as Supreme Court correspondent for Constitution Daily and the National Constitution Center, Lyle Denniston will be offering his unique analysis of the Court on a more regular basis right here. Today, Lyle explains what the Court actually does during its summer period – and why it is important work.
This week, scholars Josh Blackman and Michael Gerhardt will discuss on Twitter the constitutional aspects of issues arising at the Democratic National Convention. Today, they wrap up their analysis with a look at how the Supreme Court was talked about in Philadelphia.
On Thursday night, Democratic Party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accepted her party’s nomination. So what were the themes that Clinton frequently mentioned during her address?
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is such a part of our lives that it’s hard to image it not existing. But on July 29, 1958, Congress and the President moved to make NASA a reality.
Political journalist Sidney Blumenthal, Sean Wilentz of Princeton University, and William Forbath of the University of Texas explore the history of Democrats through a constitutional lens.
Hillary Clinton’s nomination as a major-party presidential candidate is indeed historic. But that doesn’t mean women haven’t played important roles in politics and political campaigns since the Founding era.
This week, scholars Josh Blackman and Michael Gerhardt will discuss on Twitter the constitutional aspects of issues arising at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Today, they look at the Second Amendment debate over the right to bear arms.