Hawaii joined the Union on this day in 1959, an act that remains historically significant but not without controversy.
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The Supreme Court is currently on a summer hiatus, but the nine Justices will be back in business on the first Monday in October. Here’s a quick look at the cases accepted for the 2015 term so far.
Stanford Law School’s Bernadette Meyler and Emory University School of Law’s William Mayton join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to discuss the 14th Amendment’s Citizenship Clause and current debate over the children of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how Donald Trump’s proposal to deport illegal immigrants could pose conflicts with the 14th amendment’s traditional interpretations.
August 19th marks the 69th birthday of President Bill Clinton, whose eight-year term dominated the decade of the 1990s.