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.
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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.
In this commentary, Doug Kendall and Tom Donnelly from the Constitutional Accountability Center argue that during Black History Month, the time is ripe for a national conversation about the enduring meaning and importance of the Second Founding.
Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of the Left and Right (11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.) Perhaps to better understand Washington’s intractable partisan gridlock, we can look to its roots. We ask Conservative intellectual Yuval Levin and the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to explore the origins of the left/right divide by examining the views of the men who best represented […]