Today marks an important anniversary in American history: the congressional declaration of war on Japan on December 8, 1941. But since then, Congress has rarely used its constitutional power formally issue a war declaration.
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The 2002 McCain-Feingold Act limits “soft money” political spending. Is it a violation of free speech?
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, was at Monday’s two-hour Supreme Court arguments about voting districts and race, where the eight Justices sought to make progress on an elusive issue.
On the 151st anniversary of the constitutional amendment that officially ended slavery in the United States, scholars Jamal Greene and Jennifer Mason McAward explain the Thirteenth Amendment’s broad implications.
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.