When the Constitutional Convention met in Philadelphia in 1787, half of its foreign-born delegates were born in Ireland. For St. Patrick’s Day, here’s a look at these mostly forgotten figures.
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Merrick Garland, President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, already holds one of the most-important judicial positions in the country. Here is a brief overview of Garland’s background, and some prominent decisions from his career.
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama said he would nominate Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, to fill the seat previously occupied by the late Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.
On the occasion of James Madison’s birthday, it’s time to look at some of his most famous quotes about politics, equal rights, religion and the danger of tyranny.
On March 9, National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen spoke at the Supreme Court in a special event honoring “the Great Chief Justice,” John Marshall.