Constitution Daily

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On this day, the Seneca Falls Convention begins

July 19, 2018 By NCC Staff

On July 19, 1848, the first women's rights convention in the United States began at Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, New York.

A royal and constitutional citizenship question

May 17, 2018 By Scott Bomboy

On Saturday, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will exchange wedding vows at Windsor Castle. So what happens to the American citizenship status of newest member of Britain’s royal family?

Podcast: The Fourteenth Amendment and equality under the law

November 3, 2016 By NCC Staff

Elizabeth Wydra of the Constitutional Accountability Center and Earl Maltz of Rutgers University discuss how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump approach abortion, same-sex marriage, affirmative action, and more.

Podcast: Jeffrey Rosen answers your constitutional questions

January 28, 2016 By NCC Staff

Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, answers listener questions about citizenship, gun rights, same-sex marriage, and more.

Constitutional Minute: "Natural born" citizenship and the presidency

January 14, 2016 By NCC Staff

Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, explains the basic question in the Ted Cruz natural-born citizenship debate in a constitutional minute.

Podcast: The 14th Amendment and birthright citizenship

August 20, 2015 By NCC Staff

Stanford Law School's Bernadette Meyler and Emory University School of Law's William Mayton join the National Constitution Center's Jeffrey Rosen to discuss the 14th Amendment's Citizenship Clause and current debate over the children of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.

Worker pay, jury duty at the Supreme Court today

October 8, 2014 By Nicandro Iannacci

On the third day of its new term, the Supreme Court will consider worker pay for security screenings and the privacy of statements in jury deliberations.

Happy birthday, 14th Amendment!

July 9, 2014 By NCC Staff

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 14th Amendment (ratified July 9, 1868). Here’s what you need to know.

After 226 years, a constitutional answer to a controversial question

July 25, 2013 By Lyle Denniston

Lyle Denniston looks an interesting case possibly heading to the Supreme Court that may finally answer who in government decides whether the U.S. will recognize the legitimacy of another nation’s government.

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