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.
In a new cover story for The New Republic, Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, sits down with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for a wide-ranging discussion of the Court and her personal legacy.
The Supreme Court will meet Monday in advance of its new term to evaluate a summer’s-worth of petitions, including seven petitions about same-sex marriage.
As part of Constitution Daily’s Forgotten Presidents week, we look at Martin Van Buren – a man who deserves part of the credit, or blame, for America’s two-party political system.
In 1789 on this day of September 26th, John Jay was sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the United States – two days after George Washington nominated him. Here are some interesting facts about Jay, including his role in the Federalist Papers.
Is digital technology a threat to our civil liberties? Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, joined Princeton University computer scientist Ed Felten for a conversation about our cyber rights at the Woodrow Wilson School.