Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how the fundamental question of how war powers are shared between the President and Congress remains an issue in constitutional conflict.
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The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia is pleased to announce the members of its new scholarly Coalition of Freedom Advisory Board, co-chaired by leaders of the Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society.
Today we celebrate a constitutional ratification twofer: the 15th Amendment (ratified February 3, 1870) and the 16th Amendment (ratified February 3, 1913). Here’s what you need to know.
On March 3, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint session of Congress at the request of House Speaker John Boehner. The event has set off a debate over whether Netanyahu’s appearance is an unconstitutional intrusion upon the President’s foreign policy powers.
In the latest installment of our popular podcast series, National Constitution Center president Jeffrey Rosen answers your questions about constitutional conventions, creating new states and the rights of immigrants.