How long can President Obama take military action against ISIS forces without extended approval from Congress? We may know that answer to that question soon.
Mayor Michael Nutter and City Councilman James Kenney have reached a deal to decriminalize marijuana possession and use in Philadelphia. The bill could set the city on a course for full legalization.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, examines how reaction to the recent McDonnell public corruption trial in Virginia could lead to less faith in government.
After the nude selfies of several celebrities surfaced online last week, an angry public outcry has forced technology companies to respond.
Can people really debate the Constitution in a respectful way that yields positive results? Read this profile of National Constitution Center president Jeffrey Rosen’s drive to bring all sides to the table in a national debate that’s needed now more than ever.
President Gerald Ford’s pardon of Richard Nixon 40 years ago today generated a national controversy, but in recent years, many of the pardon’s biggest critics have changed their tunes on the unprecedented move.
In this commentary, Richard A. Epstein from the New York University School of Law says the way out from our current malaise requires a return to the fundamental principles of our constitutional framers on two key topics: federalism and individual rights.
In today’s edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Chris Mondics sits down with Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, to reflect on Rosen’s one-year anniversary at the helm and the importance of “civilized, respectful conversation” about the Constitution.
On Tuesday, the influential legal scholar Richard Epstein of NYU Law School will join Theodore Ruger of Penn Law School and Jeffrey Rosen of the National Constitution Center to offer his distinctive interpretation of the Constitution—the classical liberal theory.
Freedom of speech, right to bear arms, protection against unreasonable search and seizure—the Bill of Rights occupies a special place at the National Constitution Center.