In an interview with National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen, David M. Rubenstein discusses the relationship between the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the Bill of Rights (Part 3).
Voters in five Colorado counties said on Tuesday they want to form their own state. But the breakaway regions face almost impossible constitutional and political obstacles.
The nation’s highest court will be hearing seven cases this week, and two have received a lot of attention. Here’s a quick guide to the cases in front of the nine Supreme Court Justices in the next three days.
Jeffrey Rosen speaks with philanthropist David M. Rubenstein about the relationship between the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, telling the story of how one landmark document led to the next in the context of the evolving story of America’s battle for freedom.
Does President Obama have a duty to raise the debt ceiling without Congress if there is danger of a default? Or would such an act be outside of the Constitution? Three leading constitutional experts debated that thorny issue in a special event at the National Constitution Center this week.