Apr 6

The Constitution This Week: Cell phones, tweets, and strip searches



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The Constitution in the news this week: cell phone tracking, teens on Twitter, the Supreme Court’s ruling on strip searches, President Obama’s civics lesson, and same-sex couples on immigration.



Jan 25

U.S. v. Jones was a landmark digital privacy decision—but what about privacy in 2025?



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The Supreme Court’s decision this week in U.S. v. Jones is the most important privacy development of the Roberts era.



Jan 24

Tonight: Obama’s judicial audience



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Editor’s note: as President Obama delivers his State of the Union Address tonight, the National Constitution Center will host a viewing party and will be live blogging on Constitution Daily. Of all the people who crowd into the Capitol for tonight’s State of the Union address, few will have as much power to influence President… [Continue Reading]



Jan 22

This week and the Constitution: Civic awesomeness, amending, and GOP one-upmanship



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More than ever, citizens, pundits, and politicians are turning to the Constitution for answers–and sometimes ammunition, as they try to prove the Constitution is on their side.



Jan 19

Students, MySpace, and the First Amendment



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It has long appeared to be a basic legal principle that, while public school officials are the masters of their own domain, they generally do not have authority elsewhere — unless they can show that off-campus activity directly implicates the operation of the schools.