In this commentary, Paul Finkelman, a Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, looks at the renewed debate over the southern motivation for secession at the Civil War’s start, and how it was driven by slavery and white supremacy.
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In this commentary, Josh Blackman from South Texas College of Law looks at research conducted about the timing of presidential comments on Supreme Court decisions.
In this commentary, Robert F. Turner from University of Virginia School of Law puts the recent Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision about NSA spying in historical context in regards to the constitutional issues not discussed by the court.
In this commentary, Chris Edelson from American University says the definition of executive powers within the Constitution must be addressed during the 2016 campaign process.
In this commentary, the Constitutional Accountability Center’s Tom Donnelly says our leaders would do well to look to Abraham Lincoln by staying true to our Founding principles, while also learning the lessons of lived experience and political battle.