Constitution Daily

Smart conversation from the National Constitution Center

Should there be term limits for members of Congress and the Supreme Court?

February 27, 2016 By Nicandro Iannacci

The 22nd Amendment sets a two-term limit on the office of the President. Should members of the other two branches follow the same rule?

When cities get wiped off the map

January 22, 2016 By Nicandro Iannacci

Local self-governance is a proud American tradition. But in dire circumstances, cities face the dramatic option of ending their existence altogether.

Six years later, Citizens United still looms large

January 21, 2016 By Nicandro Iannacci

On this day in 2010, the Supreme Court announced its ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission—a groundbreaking decision that continues to resonate in American politics and constitutional law.

New Jersey v. T.L.O.: The Fourth Amendment in public schools

January 15, 2016 By Nicandro Iannacci

On January 15, 1985, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in New Jersey v. T.L.O., holding that public school administrators can search a student’s belongings if they have a reasonable suspicion of criminal activity.

President Obama to participate in town hall on gun control

January 7, 2016 By Nicandro Iannacci

On the heels of several executive actions to combat gun violence in the United States, the President will join CNN’s Anderson Cooper for a live discussion at George Mason University on Thursday night at 8 p.m. ET.

Supreme Court refuses to hear donor disclosure case

November 11, 2015 By Nicandro Iannacci

On Monday, the nation’s highest court declined to review a case from California about the value and First Amendment status of anonymous speech.

Bruised and weary, the Voting Rights Act celebrates its 50th birthday

August 6, 2015 By Nicandro Iannacci

Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Voting Rights Act of 1965, taking an enormous step toward protecting the right to vote for all Americans.

Obama’s climate rule to face legal challenges, again

August 4, 2015 By Nicandro Iannacci

The climate may be changing, but opposition to government regulation is not.

Federal agency says sexual orientation discrimination at work is illegal

July 20, 2015 By Nicandro Iannacci

The post-Obergefell world is here, and it starts with a major ruling from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Supreme Court says states can ban judges from asking for campaign dollars

May 1, 2015 By Nicandro Iannacci

Chief Justice John Roberts retains his capacity to surprise in Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar.

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