Birthright citizenship isn’t just an American political and legal issue. Here is a quick look at how other nations deal with the question of citizenship for people born within their borders to non-citizen parents.
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As usual, the Constitution is getting a lot of debate as the presidential campaign season starts, and for the 2016 election, more than a few candidates want some new constitutional amendments.
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.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen is joined by federal judges Jed Rakoff and Michael Baylson to debate the public misconceptions and systemic failings of America’s criminal justice system.