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Trump immigration limits falter again in court

February 16, 2018 By Lyle Denniston

Using President Trump’s own words against him, a federal appeals court on Thursday added a second legal defeat for the White House’s latest attempt to bar the entry into the U.S. of people from six Muslim-majority nations.

Debate heats up about citizenship question in next Census

February 16, 2018 By Scott Bomboy

Late next month, Congress will get a proposed list of 2020 Census questions that could set off another lawsuit about voting rights and congressional apportionment.

Podcast: A conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

February 15, 2018 By NCC Staff

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joins National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen for a wide-ranging conversation in celebration of the 25th anniversary of her appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court.

On this day, women first allowed to argue Supreme Court cases

February 15, 2018 By NCC Staff

On February 15, 1879, President Rutherford B. Hayes signed a new law that would admit women as members of the Supreme Court bar and allow them to submit and argue cases at the high court.

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We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

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