A Tale of Three Constitutions

New York University Law School Professor Burt Neuborne spoke about the “original intentions” and the evolving interpretations… read more

New York University Law School Professor Burt Neuborne spoke about the “original intentions” and the evolving interpretations of the U.S. Constitution by the Supreme Court. Some argue that the Supreme Court should confine its role to discovering and announcing the “original intentions” of the founders. Others argue that the Constitution’s often ambiguous text should be read as part of a “living constitution,” whose meaning evolves over time as society changes. He answered questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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A Tale of Three Constitutions

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Program ID:
308402-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Nov 22, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 17, 2012

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  • Nov 22, 2012 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 22, 2012 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 15, 2012 | 9:20am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 16, 2012 | 4:20pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 17, 2012 | 5:20am EST | C-SPAN 3
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