The Supreme Court may soon act on seven petitions about same-sex marriage bans in five states. So what are the constitutional arguments being made in the cases?
As part of Constitution Daily’s Forgotten Presidents week, we look at Zachary Taylor – who unexpectedly opposed the expansion of slavery but died after eating a bowl of cherries.
In this commentary, ACLU staff attorney Alex Abdo explains the importance of legal challenges to the U.S. government’s bulk collection of phone records.
As part of Constitution Daily’s Forgotten Presidents week, we look at John Tyler – who boldly set the precedent for presidential succession, and was promptly kicked out of his own political party.
In this excerpt from testimony before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, former NSA general counsel and former Homeland Security assistant secretary Stewart Baker explains why the government’s bulk collection of phone records is legal and necessary.
In this excerpt from his new biography of Chief Justice John Marshall, the award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger describes the impact of Marshall’s legendary tenure.
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court delayed the start of early voting in Ohio. What does it mean for the 2014 elections and early voting in other states? Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, breaks down the ruling on PRI’s The Takeaway.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at the Supreme Court’s decision to postpone some early voting in Ohio, and what the court could consider on the issue in the near future.
As part of Constitution Daily’s Forgotten Presidents week, we look at William Henry Harrison – the first modern political candidate who is best known for his sudden death in the White House.
Thanks in part to the promise of new powers for local government, Scotland voted to reject independence. But remarks by British Prime Minister David Cameron on the morning after the referendum have sparked a new constitutional frenzy.