As part of the National Constitution Center’s 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) project, here is a look at the first amendment ratified after the Bill of Rights was adopted, which actually overturned an early Supreme Court decision.
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When the Supreme Court held in the 1793 case Chisholm v. Georgia that a state could be sued in federal court under Article III of the Constitution, this amendment was rapidly adopted.
A federal appeals court decision to grant protected free speech status to the Facebook “like” button contained another important element, involving a less-publicized constitutional amendment.
Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 11th Amendment (ratified February 7, 1795). Here’s what you need to know.
A damning internal investigation of Penn State and former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky might lead to more awareness of the civil liability of some public universities.