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Video: Richard Epstein defends the ‘classical liberal’ Constitution

September 11, 2014 By NCC Staff

What does the Constitution mean, and how do we know? NYU Law School’s Richard Epstein joined the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen and Penn Law School’s Theodore Ruger for a lively examination of the “classical liberal” approach to constitutional interpretation.

Submit your questions for another edition of ‘Ask Jeff’

July 30, 2014 By NCC Staff

Anticipating an exciting term at the Supreme Court, National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen is again taking your questions about the Constitution, the high court, and more.

Here's your chance to 'Ask Jeff Rosen'

June 5, 2014 By NCC Staff

As we await the announcement of several major decisions by the Supreme Court, we invite you to submit your questions about the Court, the Constitution and everything in between to Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center.

Video: Justice John Paul Stevens on changing the Constitution

May 20, 2014 By NCC Staff

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens joins the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen for a discussion about his latest book on C-SPAN’s BookTV.

Retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens favors legalized marijuana

April 24, 2014 By NCC Staff

John Paul Stevens is making a lot of news these days at the age of 94, and his latest comments will have people talking again. In part of interview released on Thursday by NPR, the retired Supreme Court Justice said he’s in favor of legalized marijuana.

Article II: The Executive Branch

February 21, 2014 By NCC Staff

Article II of the Constitution establishes the Executive branch of the federal government.

Article IV: States' Relations

February 21, 2014 By NCC Staff

Article IV of the Constitution outlines the duties states have to each other, and the duties the federal government has to the states. It provides for the admission of new states and defines a process for changing state boundaries. It also originally included the Fugitive Slave clause, which is now obsolete.

Article I: The Legislative Branch—Powers Denied to Congress and the States (Sections 9 and 10)

February 21, 2014 By NCC Staff

Article I of the Constitution defines the role of Congress, the federal legislative branch. Sections 9 and 10 of Article I list which powers are denied to Congress and the States.

Article I: The Legislative Branch—The Enumerated Powers (Section 8)

February 21, 2014 By NCC Staff

Article I of the Constitution defines the role of Congress, the federal legislative branch. Section 8 contains the enumerated powers of the federal government delegated to Congress.

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