The White House is doing its own version of Big Block of Cheese Day on Wednesday, where citizens get to ask the administration questions about almost anything on social media. But did you know there were not one, but two, historical “big cheeses” this media event is based on?
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On this day in 2010, the Supreme Court announced its ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission—a groundbreaking decision that continues to resonate in American politics and constitutional law.
Eric Posner from the University of Chicago and Jonathan Rauch from the Brookings Institution tackle an urgent constitutional debate: If speech is perceived to be insulting or indecent, is it permissible for government to regulate its expression?
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at the constitutional controversy surrounding the challenge to the name and logo used by the pro football team, the Washington Redskins.
News that the controversial comedy movie “The Interview” will be shown on Christmas Day is dredging up a rather complicated, and confused, argument about the Constitution’s First Amendment.