John Hancock and his signature are two of the best-known elements related to the Declaration of Independence. But how much do you know about the former president of the Continental Congress?
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At a recent National Constitution Center event in Washington, Jeffrey Rosen sat down with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to discuss opera, Justice Antonin Scalia, and recent court decisions about civil rights.
A nearly fatal beating on the U.S. senate floor on this day in 1856 was another step toward a Civil War five years later. The attacker wasn’t an assassin—it was a fellow congressman.
A day after a federal judge struck down Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriages, the state’s governor said he won’t appeal a ruling from U.S. District Court Judge John Jones on the matter.
In a rare public appearance, the Supreme Court Fellows discussed their fellowship experiences and shared their insights at a National Constitution Center event.