Jun 7

Experts shed light on court’s health care decision



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Last night at the Constitution Center a panel of leading experts on President Obama’s health-care reform plan debated how the Court will rule on this landmark case.



Apr 10

Santorum ends presidential campaign before PA primary: Hate to say (Ed Rendell) told you so



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With Rick Santorum’s announcement that he is dropping out of the race for the Republican nomination, there is at least one person who can proudly say, “Hate to say I told you so.”



Apr 10

Governors Rendell and Whitman on Election 2012: It’s been a shameful clown show



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Last night at the National Constitution Center, former Governors Ed Rendell and Christine Todd Whitman offered contrasting perspectives and firsthand knowledge of Election 2012′s key players and issues.



Feb 10

Why “‘We the People’ Loses Appeal” misses the point



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I like Adam Liptak a lot—in fact, he and my brother were classmates at Yale Law School, during my first three years on the faculty there. But I think Liptak’s article in The New York Times this week, in which he argued that the United States Constitution’s global influence is declining, is off base.



Feb 7

California’s gay marriage ban nullified



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In a historic ruling, but one that the judges insisted was narrow in scope, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday nullified California’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples, finding “Proposition 8” amounted to a form of unconstitutional discrimination against a “disfavored” group.