Some on the right are working to cement change by amending the Constitution and bypassing the usual process.
By Matt Sedensky, Associated Press
The administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy and the recent surge in family separations at the border -- a practice President Donald Trump ended through executive order -- has called attention to the legal rights of immigrants under U.S. law.
By Gretchen Frazee
Once the door to the criminalization of political and ideological disagreement is opened, it may be near impossible to close it.
By Shadi Hamid
Graphic designers reimagine a U.S. Constitution that acknowledges the American slave trade and mistreatment of Native Americans.
By Elizabeth Flock
By Gretchen Frazee
The “Foreign Emoluments Clause,” received little attention before Donald Trump ran for president. Now it’s the basis of three major lawsuits filed against President Trump.
By Mindy Fetterman, Stateline
An online survey by Reuters in 2014 found that nearly one in four Americans want their state to secede. The desire was highest — 34 percent — in the Southwest, which includes Texas.
A lesser-known part of the Electoral College's history: its relationship to slavery in the U.S.
By Lisa Desjardins
Happy Constitution Day everyone! To celebrate this day cherished by lovers of American law, we bring you a short quiz to test your knowledge of the nation's founding and of potential changes on deck for the Constitution today.
Sen. Barack Obama's nomination as the Democratic presidential candidate coincides with turning points in American civil rights history. Historians and analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the progress in American representativeness and the challenges to becoming a post-racial society.
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