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March 18 marks the forty-eighth anniversary of the Gideon v. Wainwright decision, a Supreme Court case that has ensured a core constitutional right in courtrooms across the country as well as inspired one of the Center’s most popular exhibits.
RELIGIOUS FREE EXPRESSION VERSUS NON-DISCRIMINATION: MY FIRST-HAND EXPERIENCE WITH A SUBJECT THAT LANDED IN THE HIGH COURT
by Erin Moriarty, 2010 Jennings Fellow By the time that a case arrives for oral argument before the United States Supreme Court the passions that propelled the case to the High Court in the first place can feel remote, or even forgotten. I was reminded of that as I listened to some of this year’s… [Continue Reading]
I wasn’t at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on Saturday morning March 5th more than five minutes when I heard my name called. As I saw a tall man with a smiling, familiar face striding towards me, my first reaction was “What’s Matt Lait doing here?” Matt Lait is half of a well-known and… [Continue Reading]
Welcome to Presidential Madness. Download a PDF of the Bracket at this link, and bring your filled out bracket to the National Constitution Center, and you are eligible for a buy one, get one free ticket for admission to the museum. Keep track of the entire tournament on our Presidential Madness page.* *Offer valid through… [Continue Reading]
While the NCAA men duke it out for a spot in the National Championship, the top 32 Presidents of the United States will battle for your votes. Fill out our Presidential Madness bracket, and predict which man will bring home the W (no Bush pun intended) for best president in history!