Graphic designers reimagine a U.S. Constitution that acknowledges the American slave trade and mistreatment of Native Americans.
By Elizabeth Flock
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 Gretchen Frazee
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.
By Mindy Fetterman, Stateline
A federal lawsuit filed Monday alleges that President Trump is violating the emoluments clause of the Constitution, which bars government officials from receiving certain types of gifts from foreign powers or governments. William Brangham talks with Jonathan O'Connell of The…
A lesser-known part of the Electoral College's history: its relationship to slavery in the U.S.
By PBS NewsHour
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died Saturday at the age of 79, adhered to a philosophy of loyalty to the original meaning and intention of the Constitution. Jeffrey Brown discusses Scalia’s legacy with Edward Whelan of the Ethics and…
By PBS NewsHour
Justice Antonin Scalia's judicial philosophy and interpretation of the Constitution is perhaps best understood through his own words. Jeffrey Brown offers a look back at some of Scalia's reflections.
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.
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