Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the dispute over Amtrak’s role in writing railroad track rules, and why the case seems destined for the Supreme Court.
On National Teacher Day, Constitution Daily looks at 10 Presidents who were teachers in some capacity before they occupied the White House – including one who later married his own teacher.
On April 22, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe ordered the restoration of voting rights for more than 200,000 citizens with past criminal convictions, drawing attention to a growing national issue.
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 May 2, 1972, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover died of heart disease at a Washington hospital, ending his 48-year total control over the federal agency he managed and created. Hoover, a power unto himself, actually started his professional career as a librarian and used those skills to shape the FBI.