The Constitution is not clear about circumstances under which the government is allowed to detain people during a state of emergency and refuse to release them.
How do educators and students react to the challenging questions of Fault Lines in the Constitution? How do educators use the book in the classroom?
Many states invite their electorates to vote at intervals on whether to hold a constitutional convention. What do these conventions mean for state government? What could one mean for the US government?
Students can win a chance to be featured on the Fault Lines in the Constitution blog!
There are lots of ways you can express your political views and make a difference for the issues you care about. But, one action you probably haven’t considered is running for office.
In 1917, Congress passed the Jones Act, which gave American citizenship to people born in Puerto Rico. One hundred years later, the island was devastated