On Monday morning, the Supreme Court said that a woman convicted of trying to poison her best friend should have been tried under a state law, and not an international treaty about chemical weapons.
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The United States Navy actually has two birthdays—one in October, and one today. So what is the difference between the two days and why is it constitutionally important?
As part of a series called Constitution Café, moderator Chris Phillips is asking some thought-provoking questions about foundational constitutional issues. This week: Do we need a House of Representatives with many more members?
Gene Healy from the Cato Institute and Simon Lazarus from the Constitutional Accountability Center debate recent allegations that President Barack Obama has overstepped his constitutional powers as President, in a podcast hosted by the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen.
On April 4, 1841, newly inaugurated President William Henry Harrison died just 30 days after taking the office. What happened next was a constitutional crisis that ended with a bold move taken by a President generally considered one of the worst in history.