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    Interpreting Article I of the U.S. Constitution

    Article I of the U.S. Constitution enumerates the design, powers and limits of the legislative branch of the federal government. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jack Rakove and Margaret…

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    An Argument Open to All

    Sanford Levinson talked about his book An Argument Open to All: Reading “The Federalist” in the 21st Century, in which he looks at the political thinking of the framers of the Constitution.…

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    Preserving the Constitution

    Panelists talked about whether the U.S. Constitution was archaic and inefficient, and whether it should remain the basis for the American system of government. The Constitution’s supporters…

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    Framed: America's Fifty-One Constitutions and the Crisis Over Governance

    Sanford Levinson compares the U.S. Constitution to the constitutions of the 50 states and argues that in many ways the state constitutions are better. Professor Levinson responded to…

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    Constitutional Faith

    Professor Sanford Levinson talked about his book, Constitutional Faith, in which he argues that the U.S. Constitution is worshiped to a degree that it is unhealthy for our democracy. The…

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    The Constitution and American Culture

    Sanford Levinson talked about the role of the Constitution in American culture, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Professor Levinson asserts that the Constitution…

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