Even before the Framers had decided how many presidents the country should have or how long he would serve or what powers he should have, they debated how to get rid of one if he misbehaved.
Fault Lines in the Constitution deals with two possible national emergencies—a foreign war and a pandemic. The situations can become even worse because of problems in our Constitution.
We’d like to recap the 25th Amendment here to explain how it works—and why it very likely doesn’t.
The second of the Blog-a-Fault-Line contest winners! High Schooler Alexander Kosyakov discusses constitutional crisis.
You might not have noticed but there’s been a lot of talk—and disagreement—in the media about whether or not our country is having a constitutional crisis.
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.