Josh Blackman and Joshua Matz join National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen to discuss Supreme Court arguments in the Trump v. Hawaii travel ban case.
In a period of about 20 weeks, a total of 430 travelers have been allowed to enter the U.S. from the Muslim nations on the terrorist risk list that the Trump Administration and his aides created under his strict immigration policy. And one nation was recently dropped off of that list. The Supreme Court explored on Wednesday whether those two facts are enough to prove that President Trump has not imposed a flat ban on Muslims coming to America.
On April 25, 1906, future Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan was born in New Jersey. During his nearly 34 years at the Court, Brennan wrote the second-most opinions in the Court’s history, including several landmark majority writings.
Not since President Harry Truman 66 years ago was denied the power to seize control of an industry vital to waging war has the Supreme Court faced a constitutional test of the Chief Executive’s authority as crucial as the one it takes up on Wednesday.
In conjunction with his new book on William Howard Taft, National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen examines how Taft would approach some of today’s biggest problems. In this post, Rosen looks at Taftian aspects of the Facebook controversy.
Since its establishment on April 24, 1800, the Library of Congress has grown to become the largest library in the world, with more than 155.3 million items in its holdings. Here’s a look at 10 of the most fascinating pieces.
April 23 marks the birthday of James Buchanan, the man regarded by many historians as one of the worst presidents of all time. So what did Buchanan do to earn the disrespect of so many people?
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.
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.
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.