Constitution Daily

Smart conversation from the National Constitution Center

Constitution Check: Can the public get access to the legal reasons for targeted killing?

March 13, 2012 By Lyle Denniston

The simple fact is that, under the Constitution, the government cannot be forced to disclose internal documents of a kind that have not traditionally been made public.

The Constitution This Week: Super Tuesday, Santorum, and terrorists

March 10, 2012 By Holly Munson

Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week.

What Would Dr. King Say?

January 16, 2012 By Todd Brewster

Is it time to finally declare Dixie “changed”? That is at the heart of the Texas redistricting decision now before the Supreme Court.

Troy Davis and justice for the poor

October 19, 2011 By Judge Timothy K. Lewis

For every Troy Davis there are a few dozen others in jail who may have been unfairly convicted, but because they were not given a sentence of death, their story goes untold.

What can the Constitution tell us about the 9/11 trials?

April 7, 2011 By Dr. Steve Frank

The Obama's administration decision to try five accused 9/11 conspirators before a military commission, and not in a civilian court as once planned, might be confirmation that President Bush had it right all along

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