Constitution Daily

Smart conversation from the National Constitution Center

Was Martin Luther King wrong?

May 2, 2014 By Bruce Ackerman

In this commentary, Yale University’s Bruce Ackerman says that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s belief that justice prevails in the long run may have been misguided, given current efforts to limit the Voting Rights Act.

Should Congress decide an indefinite military extension in Afghanistan?

November 26, 2013 By Bruce Ackerman

Bruce Ackerman from Yale Law says Congress, and not President Obama, should debate and decide the matter of extending the American military presence in Afghanistan.

Surveillance and the FISA court

September 26, 2013 By Bruce Ackerman

Bruce Ackerman from Yale Law says that National Security Agency reforms currently on the table are steps in the right direction, but they won't get us to the right destination.

President Obama's Middle East bait and switch

September 6, 2013 By Bruce Ackerman

Bruce Ackerman from Yale Law says President Obama’s “limited” strikes are just the prelude to massive intervention in the Middle East. And Congress shouldn’t fall for it.

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