John Stinneford of the University of Florida Levin College of Law and Elizabeth Wydra of the Constitutional Accountability Center discuss the meaning of the Eighth Amendment and the future of the death penalty.
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Jack Rakove, John Harrison, Pamela Brandwein, and moderator Jeffrey Rosen discuss the origins, influence, and contemporary meaning of the 14th Amendment at a special National Constitution Center event.
In 2008, author Jon Meacham appeared at the National Constitution Center to discuss “American Lion,” his Andrew Jackson biography that later won a Pulitzer Prize.
On November 5, 1940, President Franklin D. Roosevelt won a third term in office—an unprecedented act that would be barred by a constitutional amendment a decade later.
Since 1845, when Congress set an official date for presidential elections, November 4th has held a special role as a day when two-term Presidents get elected to the White House.