Constitution Daily

Smart conversation from the National Constitution Center


Loving, marriage, and (in)equality

June 16, 2017 By Serena Mayeri

In this commentary, Serena Mayeri of the University of Pennsylvania Law School explains what Loving v. Virginia did and did not do for marriage and racial equality in the United States.

The history behind Loving v. Virginia

June 15, 2017 By Matthew Pinsker

In this commentary, Matthew Pinsker of Dickinson College explores the laws, practices, and cases that led up to the Supreme Court's landmark ruling on interracial marriage.

How the 14th Amendment protects ‘loving’ and diverse families

June 13, 2017 By Ken Tanabe

In this commentary, "Loving Day" founder Ken Tanabe reflects on the story and enduring power of the Supreme Court's ruling in Loving v. Virginia.

The Constitution is for all of us

October 21, 2016 By Jeffrey Rosen

National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen talks about a need for a commitment to nonpartisan constitutional education in our classrooms.

Discussion: The GOP and the next Supreme Court nominee

July 22, 2016 By NCC Staff

This week, scholars Josh Blackman and Michael Gerhardt will discuss on Twitter the constitutional aspects of issues arising at the Republican National Convention. Today, they look at the Republican Party’s concerns about next Supreme Court nominee.

The 2016 election's effect on the Supreme Court

June 15, 2016 By Laura Little

In this commentary, Laura Little of Temple University's Beasley Law School explains how the presidential election will shape the nation's high court.

The next President and foreign affairs

June 10, 2016 By Jean Galbraith

In this commentary, Jean Galbraith of the University of Pennsylvania Law School explains how the Constitution and other forces constrain the President in foreign affairs.

The history of women in politics

May 11, 2016 By Paula Baker

In this commentary, Paula Baker of The Ohio State University says the rich history of women in politics makes Hillary Clinton's candidacy seem less than earth-shaking.

Competing visions of the American presidency

April 1, 2016 By W. B. Allen

In this commentary, William B. Allen of Michigan State University explores several ways a President can carry out the duties of his or her office.

The essence of presidential leadership

March 30, 2016 By George C. Edwards III

In this commentary, George C. Edwards III of Texas A&M University argues that Presidents must be able to recognize and exploit opportunities for change.

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