In The News
Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week: Immigration, VP picks, and Myanmar.
There’s a now famous speech by the late college basketball coach and motivational speaker Jim Valvano that suggests that we should do three things every day: “laugh, think, and be moved to tears.”
It will take five votes on the Supreme Court for Arizona to get permission to start enforcing key parts of its tough new immigration control law–S.B. 1070–and those votes appeared to be within reach on Wednesday.
In a continuing series of posts, David Thornburgh explores the tools and techniques public leaders use to get things done and move more than just a slim majority of a decision-making body to a conclusion. A few weeks ago, the New York Times Sunday Magazine published a blow-by-blow account of President Barack Obama and House… [Continue Reading]
As voters in Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Rhode Island, and Connecticut go to the polls for today’s primaries, the National Constitution Center is premiering a full ticket of onsite and online programming to inspire citizens of all ages to understand and participate in the voting process.