As part of its national initiative to host constitutional conversations with police recruits and veterans, the National Constitution Center brings together experts in law and policing for an evening of thoughtful reflection.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the ramifications of a call from a law professors and lawyers group for states to ignore the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision.
Today marks the 223rd anniversary of an American icon: the White House. Here’s a look back at its remarkable history.
On March 6, 1857, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the Dred Scott case, which had a direct impact on the coming of the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln’s presidency four years later.
This Monday, some folks will have a day off to commemorate Columbus Day and some won’t. So what is the legal basis for the holiday and is it truly a national holiday?