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    Professor Akhil Reed Amar on Supreme Court Term Limits

    Yale political science and law Professor Akhil Reed Amar talked about the possibility of term limits for Supreme Court justices. He spoke during the final portion of the Cato Institute’s…

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    Abortion and Recent Supreme Court Cases

    The Cato Institute held its 21st annual Constitution Day Symposium in Washington, D.C. In this third panel, legal scholars spoke about guns, drugs, and abortion, and the recent Supreme Court cases…

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    First Amendment Rights and Recent Supreme Court Cases

    The Cato Institute held its 21st annual Constitution Day Symposium in Washington, D.C. In this second panel, legal scholars and lawyers spoke about First Amendment rights and recent Supreme…

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    Constitutional Structure and Recent Supreme Court Cases

    The Cato Institute held its 21st annual Constitution Day Symposium in Washington, D.C. In this first panel, legal scholars spoke about constitutional structure and Supreme Court cases from the…

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    Upcoming 2022-23 Supreme Court Term

    The Cato Institute held its 21st annual Constitution Day Symposium in Washington, D.C. In this fourth panel, legal scholars previewed high-profile Supreme Court cases in the upcoming…

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    James Madison and the Constitution

    Yale law professor Akhil Reed Amar examined whether James Madison should be considered the father of the Constitution. The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation in Alexandria,…

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    Akhil Reed Amar on the U.S. Constitution and His Podcast

    Yale University constitutional scholar Akhil Reed Amar discussed his podcast “Amarica’s Constitution.”

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    The Words That Made Us

    Yale University Law and Political Science Professor Akhil Reed Amar recounted the biggest questions and concerns that American citizens had regarding the Constitution after it was ratified.…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Gideon v. Wainwright

    Constitutional scholar Akhil Amar and former solicitor general Paul Clement talked about the 1963 Supreme Court decision in Gideon v. Wainwright. The guests also responded to viewer phone…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Marbury v. Madison

    Akhil Reed Amar and Clifford Sloan talked about the background of the 1803 U.S. Supreme Court case Marbury v. Madison, in which the court ruled unanimously that it was the ultimate arbiter of the…

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    Give Me Liberty

    Historian Richard Brookhiser talked about his book, Give Me Liberty: A History of America’s Exceptional Idea, in which he provided a history of America through 13 documents, including the…

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    The Presidency and Impeachment

    Constitutional scholars Philip Bobbitt and Akhil Reed Amar discussed how the U.S. Constitution defines impeachable offenses for the President. Philip Bobbitt, who was legal counsel to the…

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    Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing, Day 4, Part 1

    Legal experts, American Bar Association officials, professors and former law clerks testified on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court before the Senate Judiciary…

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    Profile of Judge Brett Kavanaugh

    C-SPAN profiled Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s pick to replace retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. If confirmed, he would be the president’s second nominee to take a seat on the…

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    Landmark Cases Second Season Launch

    National Constitution Center President Jeffrey Rosen and constitutional scholars Akhil Amar and Michael Paulsen previewed the second season of “Landmark Cases: Historic Supreme Court Decisions.” The…

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    Special Counsels and Separation of Powers

    Law experts and professors testified at a hearing on the role of special counsels and separation of powers. Many of the questions from committee members centered around Robert Mueller, the…

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    The Law of the Land

    Akhil Reed Amar talked about his book, The Law of the Land: A Grand Tour of Our Constitutional Republic, about the way geography impacts the way the American Constitution is interpreted and the…

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    Washington and Hamilton

    Historians talked about the relationship between Alexander Hamilton and George Washington. They spoke about Thomas Jefferson’s opposition to Hamilton’s Federalist Party platform and how…

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    The Constitution Today

    Akhil Reed Amar talked about his book, The Constitution Today. He spoke with Jeffrey Rosen. They spoke at the National Constitution Center’s 2016 Bill of Rights Day Book Festival.

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    Electoral College

    House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers (D-MI) hosted a forum with other Democratic members ib the possibility of replacing the Electoral College in favor of the popular vote.…

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