Today we celebrate a constitutional ratification twofer: the 15th Amendment (ratified February 3, 1870) and the 16th Amendment (ratified February 3, 1913). Here’s what you need to know.
In this commentary, David W. Wise proposes some reforms that he believes could restore reasoned compromise to the national election process.
Peter Spiro of Temple University and Anil Kalhan of Drexel University explore the best arguments for and against the President’s controversial action on refugees and international travel.
Our Constitution covers many matters related to our government, but the nomination and approval process for the President’s cabinet wasn’t defined in great detail by the Founders.
Authors Luke Mayville and Richard Alan Ryerson discuss the second president’s most intimate political thoughts. Tom Donnelly, senior fellow in constitutional studies at the National Constitution Center, moderated the discussion on February 1, 2017.
It was on this day in 1790 that the United States Supreme Court opened for business. The court back then bared little resemblance to the current one, but it certainly had some interesting characters.
On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump said that Neil Gorsuch will be his nominee to the Supreme Court to replace the late Antonin Scalia. What are the next steps in the confirmation process?
President Donald Trump has named federal judge Neil M. Gorsuch as his nominee to the Supreme Court to replace the late Antonin Scalia.
The debate over immigration restrictions in the United States isn’t a new topic. A quick review of American immigration policies shows that legal cases over restrictions date back to the 1880s, and various groups have been barred entry to the United States since the
President Donald Trump will announce his Supreme Court nominee at 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Two candidates have been discussed in the media for the past week as the leading contenders. But who will get the call?