In The News
Ninety years ago, exercising their rights for the first time under the Nineteenth Amendment, newly enfranchised females, too, planned to send a signal to politicians. But things haven’t turned out quite the way they hoped.
There must be something very enticing about holding political office, because it seems that there is nothing candidates will not say to get themselves elected.
Anna Clark, a 2010 Fellow of the Peter Jennings Project, is about to go to Kenya on a Fulbright grant where she will teach creative writing to Kenyans and report regularly for the Detroit News. An article in the local Michigan Herald-Palladium detailed her achievement. PJP has asked Anna to post reflections on constitutional issues… [Continue Reading]
Every day the Constitution Newswire selects the most Constitutionally relevant stories on the web. On Wednesdays, Steve Frank will recap the best of the best with links to the actual Constitution.
Is it really good for democracy when every policy difference that divides us becomes a constitutional donnybrook decided by the Supreme Court? Will that help us find better solutions, or only deepen our divisions?