On June 18, 1812, President James Madison signed a resolution, approved in Congress, declaring war against Great Britain. Over the next two and half years, both sides engaged in bitter contests, and the war ended with much unchanged between the two nations.
NCC Staff's posts.
It’s hard to imagine America without the Statue of Liberty, but the icon of freedom didn’t make its first full appearance in New York until June 17, 1885.
Jane Kirtley of the University of Minnesota and Amy Gajda of Tulane University examine the tension between press freedom and privacy.
Jim Obergefell, lead plaintiff in Obergefell v. Hodges, and the Washington Post’s Debbie Cenziper provide a behind-the-scenes look inside the landmark Supreme Court case that extended the right to marry to same-sex couples.
Harvard legal scholar and former White House advisor Cass Sunstein explores George Lucas’ masterpiece as it relates to rebellions, constitutional law, presidential elections, and more.