Constitution Daily

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The Cohen case and attorney-client privilege

April 13, 2018 By Ugonna Eze

The recent raid on the office of Michael Cohen, one of President Trump’s personal lawyers, has raised a number of questions on attorney-client privilege and the circumstances under which the privilege can be overcome. 

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George Washington calms down the Newburgh Conspiracy

March 16, 2018 By Ugonna Eze

This week marks the anniversary of an important early event in our Republic’s history: a potential military uprising defused by George Washington.

The constitutional issues in the CFPB conflict

November 28, 2017 By Ugonna Eze

A conflict between President Trump and the nation’s top consumer watchdog has triggered a minor constitutional crisis over who will lead the organization.

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On this day, the Berlin Wall comes to an end

November 9, 2017 By Ugonna Eze

On this day 28 years ago the Berlin Wall fell, marking the beginning of the end of the Soviet project, as on November 9, 1989 people started dismantling the iconic symbol of the Cold War.

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The constitutional clause at issue in the Menendez trial

October 11, 2017 By Ugonna Eze

The criminal trial of Senator Bob Menendez is well underway, raising a number of important constitutional questions on democratic representation, legislative-executive relations, and the rule of law.

The Anti-Federalists and their important role during the Ratification fight

September 27, 2017 By Ugonna Eze

On this day in 1787, the debate over the newly written Constitution began in the press after an anonymous writer in the New York Journal warned citizens that the document was not all that it seemed.

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