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    The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)

    The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) stated, "Equality of Rights under the law shall not be denied or…

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    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Equal Rights Amendment

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about the Equal Rights Amendment and the need for the…

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    The Constitutional Role of the Vice President

    James Hite talked about the constitutional and historical role of Vice Presidents.

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    The Speech and Debate Clause and Members of Congress

    Senate Historian Emeritus Donald Ritchie and former House Historian Raymond Smock talked about the…

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    Project-Based Learning: Founders' Intent

    This project promotes student inquiry through simulation and role-playing activities that introduce the…

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    Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment

    During an appearance at a Politico event, Vice President Mike Pence says the 14th Amendment may be a…

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    Democratic Norms

    Harvard professors Steve Levitsky talked about the democratic norms and unwritten rules that allow…

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    Chief Justice Roberts on the Role of the Supreme Court

    At an event at University of Minnesota Law School, Chief Justice John Roberts responded to an audience…

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    The Necessary and Proper Clause

    Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution begins "The Congress shall have Power To" and goes on to…

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    Constitution Clips Scavenger Hunt

    This lesson has students use C-SPAN's Constitution Clips to explore the provisions of the U.S.…

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    Commander in Chief

    The Constitution provides a description of the powers of the Commander in Chief in Article Two Section…

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    The History of Jury Trials in the United States

    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) discussed the history behind jury trials and an independent judiciary.

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    Rights of the Accused

    The Constitution guarantees certain rights for those individuals accused of a crime. These include…

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    Bicameral

    In this bell ringer, students will examine the Constitutional Convention and focus on the establishment…

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    Background Checks and Supreme Court Nominations

    Nelson Cunningham, a former federal prosecutor and former White House general counsel during the Clinton…

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    The Constitutional Foundation for Presidential Appointments

    In explaining a proposed injunction to halt the vote on Judge Kavanaugh, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)…

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    Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on Constitution Day

    Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) commemorated Constitution Day on the Senate floor. He explained the…

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    Stare Decisis and Common Law

    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas discussed the idea of stare decisis and its history in the legal…

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    The History of the 25th Amendment

    Georgetown University Law Center professor Heidi Li Feldman discusses the history of the 25th Amendment.

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    Federalism and the 10th Amendment

    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh explained the concept of federalism and how the 10th Amendment to…

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