Constitution Center in the News

In the News

The National Constitution Center’s exhibitions, programs, and initiatives receive prominent coverage in regional and national media. Below is just a sampling of the Center’s recent coverage.

The Washington Post: In the Age of Trump, a New Surge of Interest in the Constitution

Jeffrey Rosen, president of the Constitution Center, said in an interview that interest in the Constitution has been skyrocketing in the last year.

August 17, 2017 Frank Denton: Join the Conscience of the Nation

Jeffrey Rosen, president of the Constitution Center, said the Interactive Constitution is “a constitutional seminar of the highest order” about this “beautiful document of human freedom that unites us.”

August 4, 2017

FIRE: So to Speak Podcast: The Life and Legacy of Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis with Jeffrey Rosen

FIRE's So to Speak podcast explores the life and legacy of Brandeis with National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen.

July 27, 2017

The Chautauquan Daily: From Warrants to Wiretaps

Jeffrey Rosen tracks changes in the constitutional right to privacy over the centuries.

July 26, 2017

The Washington Post: Constitutional Podcast is Here! Episode 01: Framed

CEO Jeffrey Rosen joins Constitutional to discuss George Washington, James Wilson, the Constitutional Convention, and more.

July 24, 2017

NPR All Things Considered: Ty Cobb Joins Growing Roster Of Lawyers Inside Trump’s White House

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, about the role Cobb will play and the significance of his hiring.

July 18, 2017

WHYY NewsWorks: Legal Scholars to Explore the Future Direction of the U.S. Supreme Court

Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, will speak at the Chautauqua Institution in New York state during a week devoted to the theme The Supreme Court: At a Tipping Point?

July 18, 2017

NHPR: Civics 101 Podcast: The 25th Amendment

In this episode, the National Constitution Center's Lana Ulrich explains the informal rules that long governed the transition of presidential power, and the 25th Amendment...

July 11, 2017

Philadelphia Business Journal: National Constitution Center to Honor U.S. Sen. John McCain With Liberty Medal

The National Constitution Center announced Thursday the 2017 Liberty Medal recipient will be U.S. Sen. John McCain.

July 6, 2017

AP: McCain to be Honored for ‘Lifetime of Sacrifice and Service’

U.S. Sen. John McCain has been named this year’s recipient of the National Constitution Center’s Liberty Medal for his “lifetime of sacrifice and service” to the country.

July 6, 2017 John McCain to Receive 2017 Liberty Medal

Sen. John McCain will be this year’s recipient of the Liberty Medal, the National Constitution Center announced Thursday.

July 6, 2017

Miami Herald: Do We Still Believe in Free Speech? Only Until We Disagree

“I do think the First Amendment tradition is under siege,” said Jeffrey Rosen, president of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.

June 29, 2017

The Economist: Assessing the First Months of the New Nine-Member Supreme Court

"It is 'exciting', Mr Rosen says, to see Chief Justice Roberts’s 'vision of narrow, unanimous opinions realised so dramatically'"

June 29, 2017

MSNBC, For the Record with Greta: What Does It Mean That Pence Hired Outside Counsel?

Paul Butler and Jeffrey Rosen join Greta Van Susteren to discuss new legal questions from the Trump obstruction probe.

June 15, 2017

National Constitution Center President Jeffrey Rosen Interviews Breyer, Gorsuch

National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen moderated the annual Harvard Marshall Forum on Friday with two special guests: Supreme Court associate justices Stephen Breyer and Neil Gorsuch.

June 4, 2017

Legaltech News: The App Bar: Perkins Coie CoinLaw, FBI Wanted and More

A look inside four apps revolutionizing the world of law this June, from blockchain regulations to the U.S. Constitution to NYC parking tickets.

June 2, 2017

Associated Press: Modern-Day Revolution Celebrated in Philadelphia Street Art

"American Treasures" at the National Constitution Center showcases drafts of the U.S. Constitution written by lesser-known founding father James Wilson.

May 28, 2017

Philadelphia Business Journal: Tourist Attractions List

Ranked by 2016 visitors, the National Constitution Center makes Philadelphia Business Journal's list of top attractions in the city!

May 26, 2017

The Atlantic: The 25th Amendment Makes Presidential Disability a Political Question

In The Atlantic, Jeffrey Rosen explains how nothing in the 25th amendment stops the vice president, Cabinet, and Congress from determining the president is “unable" to hold office, as a political decision.

May 23, 2017

The Washington Post: Jeffrey Rosen on “Federalism for the Left and the Right”

Ilya Somin discusses National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen's recent op ed on federalism.

May 22, 2017

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