Constitution Daily

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Celebrating Women’s History Month: Happy Birthday, Sandra Day O’Connor!

March 26, 2012 By Sarah Winski

Today is the 82nd birthday of retired Supreme Court Justice and a longtime friend of the National Constitution Center, Sandra Day O’Connor.

Constitution Check: Does the Constitution protect private moral convictions?

February 17, 2012 By Lyle Denniston

From the very founding of the Nation, the Constitution has been understood to protect private religious beliefs from government intrusion. The same is not true for private moral values or convictions.

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.

Constitution Check: Can citizens suspected of terrorism be held indefinitely without a trial?

December 8, 2011 By Lyle Denniston

It depends upon how, in a future case, the Supreme Court interprets the first decision on terrorism law to be issued following the September 11, 2001, attacks -- Hamdi v. Rumsfeld.

Happy Birthday Justice O’Connor!

March 28, 2011 By Jenna Winterle Kehres

March 26th marks the birthday of former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and visitors to the National Constitution Center are sending her their best wishes!

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