Court interpretations and decisions define the scope of the rights conferred by the Constitution. Learn how the Supreme Court interprets the Constitution and discover thoughtful resources on topics like equal rights, gun control, and many others.
The US Constitution creates the framework for the US federal government. How and why was it written, and what does it do?
While the Preamble has no legal standing, it explains the purpose of the Constitution and reflects the goals of the Founders for the new government.
Whenever Congress makes people mad, which seems to be most of the time lately; the call goes up for our national lawmakers to face term limits.
Find out about the processes used to amend the Constitution and see how many times the Constitution has been amended.
While the standard process of amending the US Constitution can take years, there are five other, much easier ways to change the Constitution.
Usually observed on September 17, Constitution Day honors the US Constitution and all American citizens.
Learn about the proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution and why so many of them are never adopted.
The American system of federalism, or power-sharing between the US and state governments, barely made it into the Constitution.
Want a quick overview of the facts surrounding the U.S. Constitution? Review this list of fast facts to improve your understanding of this document.
Learn about the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Find out why these 10 amendments are called the Bill of Rights. Read about the history.
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