John Bingham was an important writer of the 14th Amendment and a key player in two important post-Civil War trials. Gerard N. Magliocca’s new book examines a forgotten but remarkable statesman.
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This past week saw two rulings that overturned state prohibitions on same-sex marriage in Indiana and Utah. Both cases could land on the Supreme Court’s docket very soon.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen is joined by two attorneys involved in the California teacher tenure case to discuss its constitutional implications.
David Boies and Ted Olson, two of the nation’s most prominent lawyers who famously challenged California’s ban on same-sex marriage, will join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen for a public event on Friday.
A ruling out of Los Angeles County Superior Court on Tuesday struck down several state laws governing teacher tenure and dismissal procedures as unconstitutional. Across the political spectrum, experts agree: the fight is just beginning.