As part of a continuing series this summer, Constitution Daily looks at Vice Presidential selections that had an impact on the Constitution. Today, the Vice President who famously argued for state nullification of federal laws: John C. Calhoun.
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Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how a new case involving a transgender student heading toward the Supreme Court is shaping up as a significant test of judicial deference to bureaucratic views.
Douglas Berman of The Ohio State University and Randy Barnett of Georgetown University explore the constitutional issues at stake in the regulation and legalization of marijuana.
The upcoming Republican state convention in Texas may consider the topic of the state’s secession from the United States. Here’s a look at what practical and constitutional barriers would prevent that.
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.