Philadelphia has a rich history of hosting colorful political conventions, and in the first of a five-part series, we look at the controversial conventions of the slavery and anti-immigrant era before the Civil War.
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The 27th Amendment is the most recent amendment to the Constitution, and its existence today can be traced to a college student who proposed the idea in a term paper and was given a C by his professor for the idea.
Today marks the anniversary of an important Supreme Court case that helped to end the Hollywood studio system and fuel a young television industry in the late 1940s.
The Washington Redskins football team wants a chance to appear in the Super Bowl of the federal judiciary system if things don’t go their way in the legal dispute over its trademark.
Among the many media tributes to late musical icon Prince is one of the more interesting constitutional moments of the 1980s, when his “Purple Rain” album set off a hearing in the Senate that had Frank Zappa defending Prince and reading the First Amendment.