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The 25th Amendment makes presidential disability a political question

May 23, 2017 By Jeffrey Rosen

In this excerpt from The Atlantic, Jeffrey Rosen explains how nothing in the 25th amendment stops the vice president, Cabinet, and Congress from determining the president is “unable" to hold office, as a political decision.

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James Comey and the definition of a ‘constitutional crisis’

May 12, 2017 By Jeffrey Rosen

Writing in The Atlantic, National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen explores various definitions of a constitutional crisis and how they help us understand President Trump's firing of the FBI director.

Andrew Jackson, Donald Trump and the courts

February 9, 2017 By Jeffrey Rosen

Writing in The Atlantic, National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen explains the difference in the attacks leveled on federal courts by Andrew Jackson and Donald Trump.

The Constitution is for all of us

October 21, 2016 By Jeffrey Rosen

National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen talks about a need for a commitment to nonpartisan constitutional education in our classrooms.

The curse of bigness

June 3, 2016 By Jeffrey Rosen

National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen looks at why the influential criticism of big business and big government by Louis Brandeis is virtually ignored in today's "Hamiltonian world."

What's at stake in selecting Justice Scalia's replacement?

March 28, 2016 By Jeffrey Rosen

In the first of a series, the National Constitution Center's Jeffrey Rosen substantive constitutional stakes in the decision to name the next Supreme Court Justice.

What's at stake in selecting Justice Scalia's replacement?

March 28, 2016 By Jeffrey Rosen

The National Constitution Center and The Atlantic are partnering in a new online content series, "Confirmations: The Battle over the Constitution." Our president and CEO, Jeffrey Rosen, explains how we will work together to make sure important constitutional questions remain a central part of the public debate over the Supreme Court vacancy.

Chief Justice John Roberts’s tough choices on marriage and health care

November 10, 2014 By Jeffrey Rosen

In this commentary, National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen says Chief Justice John Roberts has to balance his tendency to sidestep no-win propositions in Supreme Court decisions with two potential landmark cases on the horizon.

The Supreme Court's cellphone case and empowering the Fourth Amendment

June 27, 2014 By Jeffrey Rosen

National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen explains the Supreme Court’s cellphone search decision went further than even the most ardent friends of privacy had expected.

Rosen: The Schuette decision and constitutional deliberation

April 23, 2014 By Jeffrey Rosen

When the Supreme Court handed down yesterday’s decision upholding Michigan’s ban on affirmative action, the initial round of hysteria on the left didn’t last long.

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