Jun 15

Happy birthday, 12th Amendment!



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Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 12th Amendment (ratified June 15, 1804). Here’s what you need to know: WHAT IT DOES The 12th Amendment combined a party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates onto one ticket. WHY IT WAS ADDED Originally, Article II, Section 1, Clause 3, of the Constitution prescribed that whoever received the… [Continue Reading]



Jun 11

Privacy pileup: Panopticon, Prism, and PowerPoint



Posted 10 months, 8 days ago.

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As we work through the angles of the NSA surveillance story, here’s a look at three big “P”s at the center of the story.



May 15

West Wing Wednesday: Top 5 constitutional mistakes



Posted 11 months, 5 days ago.

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Welcome back for Constitution Daily’s West Wing Wednesday, where we walk and talk about everyone’s favorite now-on-Netflix political drama and the top constitutional lessons, mistakes, and moments from the show. Today’s topic: mistakes.



May 7

Happy birthday, 27th Amendment!



Posted 11 months, 13 days ago.

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Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 27th Amendment. Here’s what you need to know.



Apr 24

West Wing Wednesday: Top 5 political predictions



Posted 11 months, 26 days ago.

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Welcome back for Constitution Daily’s West Wing Wednesday, where we walk and talk about everyone’s favorite political drama and the top constitutional lessons, mistakes, and moments from the show. Today, we’ll look at the top timely political predictions, including a few where life imitates art.