Our Jeffrey Rosen talks with Tracey L. Meares from Yale Law School and Paul Butler from Georgetown Law about the constitutional and legal fallout from the Ferguson and Staten Island situations.
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One of the most controversial decisions in Supreme Court history was caused by aftershocks of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and it’s still being debated today.
Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 13th Amendment (ratified December 6, 1865). Here’s what you need to know!
Today marks the 59th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ decision to sit down for her rights on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus, putting the effort to end segregation on a fast track.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at cases working their way through the lower courts about affirmative action and what they could indicate about societal views of the “race question.”