Special Section:
New Dynamics in Constitutional Law

The Constitution

Article I

Battlegrounds—In wartime, the expertise of constitutional scholars is more important than ever.

Article II

The Constitution’s Ombudsman—Justice Department employees are sworn to uphold the Constitution. But it’s one man’s job to hold them accountable.

Article III

Lawyers, Guns and Money—The D.C. Circuit says the Second Amendment guarantees an individual’s right to bear arms. Activists are taking aim, and the Supreme Court may finally be within range.

Article IV

Elevation—In the high-altitude Kingdom of Bhutan, the people’s first constitution will protect their rights. It will also give them duties.

Article V

Vox Populi—How far can the government go when it tries to take private property without paying just compensation? An HLS professor brings the question before the Supreme Court.