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Jun 9

Education and Our Nation



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Does our educational system provide sufficient education about civics and the Constitution in order to inspire an informed and active citizenry?



Jun 8

Top 5 Big Political Scandals on Twitter



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Social networking sites such as Twitter have become so popular that even members of Congress are using them to connect with the public. From congressmen live tweeting the president’s State of the Union Address (like Texas Rep. John Culberson in 2009), to former speaker Newt Gingrich announcing his decision to run for president in 2012,… [Continue Reading]



Jun 8

How well do you know the 4th Amendment?



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If police are outside a house, and they can smell burning marijuana and hear the sounds of evidence being destroyed, are they allowed to enter without a warrant? Not quite sure?  That’s alright, it’s a tricky issue.  On the one hand, the police have reasonable suspicion that a crime is being committed.  But on the… [Continue Reading]



Jun 7

The PATRIOT Act and the wrongfully accused



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For example, the case of Brandon Mayfield, a law-abiding citizen from Oregon who was linked by shoddy FBI lab work to the 2004 Madrid train bombings and was jailed until Spanish authorities identified the real terrorists.



Jun 6

It’s Education Nation week at the National Constitution Center



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Throughout this week, NBC’s Education Nation Experience will be set up on our front lawn, inviting visitors to step inside and learn more about the current state of our education system.