Constitution Daily

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Court’s last week of arguments features travel ban, voting cases

April 23, 2018 By NCC Staff

The last scheduled week of arguments in the Supreme Court’s current term features the high-profile Trump travel-ban case and yet another case about discrimination against voters.

The day when America moved toward becoming a global power

April 21, 2018 By NCC Staff

On April 21, 1898, Spain broke off diplomatic relations with the United States in a long-simmering dispute over Cuba. The brief war that followed would have permanent implications for American foreign policy, and push the formerly isolationist power on to the global stage.

What Would William Howard Taft Do?

April 20, 2018 By Jeffrey Rosen

In conjunction with his new book on William Howard Taft, National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen examines how the late President and Chief Justice would approach some of today’s biggest legal and political problems.

Happy 98th birthday, Justice John Paul Stevens

April 20, 2018 By NCC Staff

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is celebrating a big milestone today, as the Chicago native turns 98 years old.

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