The Real First Written Constitution
American often gets credit for having the first written constitution. But the constitution of the short-lived republic of Corsica preceded it by 30+ years.
Revisiting the Messy Language of the Second Amendment
The debate over the Second Amendment is not just about guns—it's also about grammar.
Could the Twenty-Fifth Amendment Spark a National Crisis?
One scholar's opinion: the Twenty-Fifth Amendment is a Pandora's Box.
Magna Carta at 800
The Magna Carta's 800th birthday is this year.
The Last Formal Declaration of War
The last time Congress formally declared war was in World War II.