As Adam Goodheart, author of the remarkable new book 1861: The Civil War Awakening, pointed out to a rapt, sell-out audience at the National Constitution Center this week, some criticize him for his repression of civil liberties and other downfalls.
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At the Center, two prominent Supreme Court litigators — Carter Phillips and Kanan Shanmugam — argued this very issue before a panel of distinguished federal judges.
The Obama’s administration decision to try five accused 9/11 conspirators before a military commission, and not in a civilian court as once planned, might be confirmation that President Bush had it right all along
Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard its first campaign-finance challenge since Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
Participants from across the country – including filmmaker Ken Burns – will gather at the Center to address the question: How can we establish civic dialogue that contributes to social progress?