Podcast: The Constitution on the 2016 campaign trail

The Constitution on the 2016 campaign trail

The Constitution on the 2016 campaign trail

Annenberg Classroom On Article I

Understandig The Preamble

Eugene Volokh on Free Speech Today

Geoff Stone On Free Speech Today

Richard Beeman

The Constitutional Convention of 1787: A Revolution in Government

Democratic Constitutionalism

The Freedom of Speech and of the Press Clause

In Kentucky gay marriage case, everyone can win

The National Constitution Center

About The First Amendment And Its Clauses

Sanford Levinson

Understanding The Twelfth Amendment

The Biggest Challenges Facing The Fourth Amendment

The Basics Of The Fourth Amendment

The Fourth Amendment and the Right to be Free of Unreasonable Searches and Seizures

Barry Friedman

Orin Kerr

Test White Paper

The voting math behind the Iran nuclear deal in Congress

White Pages

Interactive Constitution

Constitution Check: Is freedom of conscience a shield against public duty?

Supreme Court Justices make unlikely political candidates

Book Excerpt: Ruffled Collars

The Thirteenth Amendment Today - Jennifer Mason McAward

The Thirteenth Amendment Today - Jamal Greene

The Third Amendment - Gordon Wood

Free Speech Today - Eugene Volokh

Free Speech Today - Geoffrey R. Stone

The Freedom of Speech and of the Press - Geoffrey Stone and Eugene Volokh

The Sixth Amendment and Criminal Prosecutions - Stephanos Bibas and Jeffrey L. Fisher

The Full Promise of the Sixth Amendment - Jeffrey L. Fisher

Effective Lawyering and the Vanishing Jury in a World of Plea Bargaining - Stephanos Bibas

The Seventh Amendment Today - Suja A. Thomas

The Problem of the Seventh Amendment and Civil Jury Trial - Renée Lettow Lerner

History and Background of the Seventh Amendment - Renée Lettow Lerner & Suja A. Thomas

The Reasonable Right to Bear Arms - Adam Winkler

Not a Second Class Right: The Second Amendment Today - Nelson Lund

The Second Amendment and the Right to Arms - Nelson Lund & Adam Winkler

On Originalism in Constitutional Interpretation - Steven G. Calabresi

The Ninth Amendment Today - Louis Michael Seidman

The Ninth Amendment and Unenumerated Rights - Randy E. Barnett and Louis Michael Seidman

The Meaning and Legal Effect of the Ninth Amendment - Randy E. Barnett

Section Five of the Fourteenth Amendment - Erwin Chemerinsky and Earl M. Maltz

Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment - Kenji Yoshino & Nathan Chapman

Section Five of the Fourteenth Amendment - Earl M. Maltz

The Free Exercise Clause - Frederick Gedicks and Michael McConnell

Fifth Amendment Takings Clause - Eduardo Penalver

Amendment I

Fifth Amendment Takings Clause - Richard A. Epstein and Eduardo Penalver

Fifth Amendment: Controlling Regulatory Takings and Exactions - Richard A. Epstein

Democratic Constitutionalism - Post & Siegel

Congressman questions constitutionality of Mount McKinley name change

Would the Menendez case really make Congress “above the law”?

Amendment II

Amendment III

Amendment IV

Looking at 10 great speeches in American History

Texas H.B. 2 and the right to an abortion

Podcast: Texas H.B. 2 and the right to an abortion

Texas H.B. 2 and the right to an abortion

Amendment V

Constitution Check: Will the courts block the Iran nuclear deal?

Amendment VI

For National Dog Day: A look at presidential canines

What do other countries’ constitutions say about birthright citizenship?

Book Review of “Give Us The Ballot”

Amendment VII


Constitution Check: Is the First Amendment a threat to the safety of medicines?

Amendment VIII

Article I

Ashley Madison hack raises bigger privacy, legal issues

Amendment IX

Article II

Amendment X

Article III


Religious Liberty and the Founding of America

Amendment XI

Article IV

Constitution Day Livestreams

Can’t make it to the museum on Constitution Day?  You don’t have to miss out on all of our fun and educational festivities!  We are airing live broadcasts of our most popular Constitution Day events.  Tune in on September 17 to watch live!


Preamble Challenge
September 17, 2015
8:30 a.m. EDT
To kick off the day, National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeff Rosen will lead students in a rousing reading of the Preamble of the Constitution of the United States on the museum’s front lawn.

Kids Town Hall with Justice Breyer
September 17, 2015
12 p.m. EDT
Students can watch a live program with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, a person who works with the Constitution every day.  Justice Breyer will speak about the ins and outs of his job, and answer questions from the live audience.

The Court and the World: Justice Breyer Book Event
September 17, 2015
2 p.m. EDT
Join U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer for a special moderated conversation about the increasingly global scope of the work of the high court. Justice Breyer’s third book as a justice is titled The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities. Justice Breyer will also discuss American law as it applies in international contexts including commerce, copyright, human rights, treaty obligations and securities fraud.

Constitution Day Live Chat
Weekdays September 10-23, 2015
7 a.m. – 6 p.m. EDT
Our experts are answering all of your Constitution Day Questions!  Ask us about the Interactive Constitution, the Constitution Hall Pass videos, events at the museum, and more! constitutioncenter.org/constitutionday

How presidential candidates want to change the Constitution

What’s coming up in the next Supreme Court term

The 14th Amendment and birthright citizenship

Podcast: The 14th Amendment and birthright citizenship

The 14th Amendment and birthright citizenship

Amendment XII

Article V

Constitution Check: Would mass deportation of illegal non-citizens violate the 14th Amendment?

Amendment XIII

Article VI

National Constitution Center to Celebrate Constitution Day Thursday, September 17

The National Constitution Center Announces Speakers and Topics for Fall 2015 America’s Town Hall

Home Page 8-18-2015

Amendment XIV

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