Mar 14

10 birthday facts about President Andrew Jackson



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Andrew Jackson, the seventh president, has a birthday on Saturday. But how much do you know about one of the most controversial presidents?



Mar 13

Constitution Café: Do we need a freedom of conscience clause?



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As part of a series called Constitution Café, moderator Chris Phillips is asking some thought-provoking questions about foundational constitutional issues. This week: Was James Madison right to ask for a freedom of conscience clause in the Constitution?



Mar 13

Ernesto Miranda’s role in constitutional history



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On March 13, 1963, Ernesto Miranda came into a Phoenix police station voluntarily to answer questions about a criminal investigation. Three years later, the Supreme Court made one of its most important rulings, including one of the best-known sentences in American culture.



Mar 12

Eight biggest Founding Fathers myths for National History Day



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Was the Constitution really written on hemp paper and where did Thomas Jefferson sign it? In honor of National History Day, Constitution Daily clears up some pesky myths from the Founding Fathers’ time.



Mar 12

Four early major Supreme Court decisions about the Internet



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On the World Wide Web’s 25th birthday, Constitution Daily looks back at four Supreme Court decisions from the early Internet that laid the groundwork for free speech and responsible usage.