Jun 17

The Next 10 Amendments: Do we need more laws to protect privacy?



Posted 10 months, 4 days ago.

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As part of our “Next 10 Amendments” debate series, we’re asking our readers if it’s time for a constitutional amendment to protect their privacy.



Jun 14

How much do you know about the American flag?



Posted 10 months, 7 days ago.

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Here are 10 facts about the flag, including some new vocabulary words and the location of five flags flying a long way from the United States.



Jun 13

Supreme Court reaches double decision in gene-patenting case



Posted 10 months, 8 days ago.

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A unanimous Supreme Court said on Thursday that companies can’t patent human genes that occur naturally, but they can patent synthetic genes created after the extraction of genetic materials from a person’s body.



Jun 13

The Miranda warning is born 47 years ago today



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It was 47 years ago today that the phrase “Miranda warning” was born, after the Supreme Court ruled in a landmark case about the Fifth Amendment.



Jun 12

Stephen Colbert tells Jeffrey Rosen why the NSA is spying on Americans



Posted 10 months, 9 days ago.

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The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen stood up for the Fourth Amendment in an appearance on The Colbert Report, as host Stephen Colbert revealed the real reason the NSA has a massive spying program.