May 1

Constitution Check: Can a state close its borders entirely to undocumented immigrants?

Posted 1 year, 11 months ago.


It may be that, when the Supreme Court rules on state power to monitor and restrict the activities of people who have entered the U.S. illegally and remain without permission, the Justices will give states additional authority.

Jan 18

225 years of constitutional history

Posted 2 years, 3 months ago.


The Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787, so 2012 marks the 225th anniversary of this remarkable document.

Mar 1

Are our children too … nice?

Posted 3 years, 1 month ago.


Last week I served as a judge for a high school civics competition and it surprised me a little that, unlike at the Constitutional Convention itself, there was not a single voice of dissent.