Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, explains Justice Stephen Breyer’s talk about the famous Lochner case on Monday, and why it casts a shadow after more than 100 years.
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The case of a Pennsylvania teacher fired because of blog posts that criticized her own students has taken an interesting turn, as her lawyers claim viral Internet and television interest in the story protect her First Amendment rights.
A few years ago, a group of Iowa Republicans claimed the legitimate 13th Amendment to the Constitution was “missing.” The debate is part of an historical detective story with some surprising twists that is still taking place.
On Martin Van Buren’s birthday, Constitution Daily looks at the man who helped to create our modern two-party political system, well before he became eighth President.
The nation’s highest court tackled a big free speech issue on Monday, as nine Supreme Court Justices quoted Eminem, cited 19th century law, and engaged in legal talk that only acute court watchers could probably appreciate.