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Banning Violent Video Games: Free Speech Violation or Smart Legislation?

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With its summer recess looming, one of the most highly anticipated decisions of the Supreme Court’s term will be handed down this month.

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Who Deserves the Title of “Whistleblower”?

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The Espionage Act of 1917 is back in vogue however not all charges of espionage are the same, nor are all claims of whistleblowing.

Tags: 1917 Espionage Act Osama Bin Laden Spies Traitors & Saboteurs whistleblowing Wikileaks

Top 10 constitutional questions to answer before the world ends

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Just in case the world ends during the next doomsday we created a bucket list of 10 constitutional questions we wish we would settle before Judgment Day.

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The Daily Show: Watch Trustee Richard Beeman on Separation of Church and State [VIDEO]

Posted 2 years, 11 months ago.

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National Constitution Center Trustee and University of Pennsylvania Professor Richard Beeman was the featured guest on last night’s Daily Show with Jon Stewart to talk about the separation of church and state. Teacher’s corner Here is the text of the Fourteenth Amendment and a discussion on the incorporation doctrine in which the Supreme Court has… [Continue Reading]

Tags: Church and State founders framers Jon Stewart Richard Beeman The Daily Show

Redistricting, Gerrymandering and the Constitution

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As you probably learned in school, redistricting occurs every 10 years as congressional boundaries are redrawn after the Census. What you may have forgotten is that it’s required by the Constitution.

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