On March 11, 1861, delegates from the newly formed Confederate States of America agreed on their own constitution. And much of it mirrored the Constitution of the United States as it existed at the time.
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A second legal challenge is emerging in the federal court system to Colorado’s legalization of marijuana, with the latest lawsuit repeating a challenge on constitutional grounds.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how the King v. Burwell case about Obamacare has moved to a core constitutional argument about Congress and state governments.
How did the government first deal with the legal issue of requiring vaccines that promote immunity against diseases? The legal debate goes back more than a century and gives most of that power to the states.
Michael Dorf and Ilya Shapiro join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to discuss the legal and constitutional implications of a judicial decision in Texas that could change, or stop, President Obama’s new immigration policies.