This week, scholars Josh Blackman and Michael Gerhardt will discuss on Twitter the constitutional aspects of issues arising at the Republican National Convention. Today, they look at the Republican Party’s concerns about next Supreme Court nominee.
On Thursday night, Republican Party president candidate Donald J. Trump accepted his party’s nomination. So what were the themes that Trump frequently mentioned during his address?
The popular rum-maker Captain Morgan is proposing to eliminate any age requirements for citizens to serve as President of the United States. The ad stunt does raise a question with an interesting constitutional background.
Lana Ulrich, associate in-house counsel at the National Constitution Center, looks at claims that presidential candidates can cause a constitutional crisis if elected – and what a true constitutional crisis actually means.
David French of the National Review and Michael Gerhardt of the University of North Carolina explore the history of the GOP through a constitutional lens.