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  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emMiranda v Arizonaem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Miranda v. Arizona

    Jeff Rosen and Paul Cassel talked about the 1966 U.S. Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona, in which the court ruled 5-4 that criminal suspects must be informed of their right against…

    7,944 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emBaker v Carrem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Baker v. Carr

    Theodore Olson and Douglas Smith talked about the 1962 U.S. Supreme Court case Baker v. Carr, in which the court ruled that the drawing of election districts was a constitutional rather than a political…

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  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emMapp v Ohioem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Mapp v. Ohio

    Professors Carolyn Long and Renee Hutchins talked about the 1961 U.S. Supreme Court case Mapp v. Ohio, in which the court applied, via a 5-4 decision, Fourth Amendment protection against…

    9,670 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emBrown v Board of Educationem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Brown v. Board of Education

    Jeffrey Rosen and Tomiko Brown-Nagin talked about the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, in which the court unanimously ruled that separate public schools were not…

    5,900 views
  • Discussion on the National Constitution Center Signers Hall
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    National Constitution Center Signer's Hall

    Jeffrey Rosen gave a tour of the permanent exhibit of 42 bronze statues of America’s Founding Fathers, and talked about the Constitutional Convention of 1787.

    526 views
  • President George Washingtons Farewell Address
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    President George Washington's Farewell Address

    John Avlon talked about his book, Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations. Mr. Avlon argued that Washington warned future generations about the dangers of…

    312 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emKorematsu v United Statesem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Korematsu v. United States

    Peter Irons and Karen Korematsu talked about the 1944 U.S. Supreme Court case Korematsu V. United States, in which the court ruled 6-3 that Japanese internment camps were necessary for the…

    10,593 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emSchenck v United Statesem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Schenck v. United States

    Beverly Gage and Thomas Goldstein talked about the 1919 U.S. Supreme Court case Schenck v. United States, in which the court unanimously ruled that the Espionage Act of 1917 was constitutional, even…

    9,425 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emSlaughterhouse Casesem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case, Slaughterhouse Cases

    Paul Clement and Michael Ross talked about the 1873 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Slaughterhouse Cases, in which the court declined 5-4 to broadly apply the Fourteenth Amendment when New Orleans…

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  • Supreme Court Landmark Cases
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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…

    16,057 views
  • National Constitution Center Marks Freedom Day
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    National Constitution Center Freedom Day Celebration, Part 1

    The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia held its annual symposium exploring the relationship between the Constitution and freedom. The event also marked the launch of the center’s…

    409 views
  • emThe Soul of the First Amendmentem
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    The Soul of the First Amendment

    Floyd Abrams talked about The Soul of the First Amendment, his book on free speech and the First Amendment. He spoke with Jeffrey Rosen.

    190 views
  • National Constitution Center Freedom Day Celebration Part 2
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    National Constitution Center Freedom Day Celebration, Part 2

    The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia held its annual symposium exploring the relationship between the Constitution and freedom. The event also marked the launch of the center’s…

    372 views
  • Geoffrey Stone Discusses emSex and the Constitutionem
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    Sex and the Constitution

    Professor Geoffrey Stone talked about his book Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America’s Origins to the Twenty-First Century, in which he provides a history of sex and the…

    560 views
  • World War I and the Bill of Rights
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    World War I and the Bill of Rights

    Historians talked about American motivations for entering World War I, how the country mobilized for war, and government restrictions on free speech and the press in response to protests.

    209 views
  • Civil War Era and the Constitution
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    Civil War Era and the Constitution

    Timothy Huebner talked about the Civil War Era and the Constitution, focusing on the history of slavery during the antebellum period and its eventual abolition with the 13th Amendment, ratified…

    414 views
  • Politics and Prohibition
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    Politics and Prohibition

    Panelists talked about the history and politics of Prohibition. The panel spoke about the reasons for the movement against alcohol abuse beginning in the 19th century and the problems with enforcing and then…

    365 views
  • emJohn Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchyem and emJohn Adamss Republicem
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    John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy and John Adams's Republic

    Luke Mayville, author of John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy, and Richard Alan Ryerson, author of John Adams’s Republic: The One, the Few, and the Many, provide insight into the political…

    855 views
  • Barry Friedman Discusses emUnwarrantedem
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    Unwarranted

    Professor Barry Friedman talked about his book Unwarranted: Policing Without Permission, in which he examines the power of law enforcement in America. Professor Friedman argued that law…

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  • Michael Klarman Discusses emThe Framers Coupem
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    The Framers' Coup

    Michael Klarman talked about his book The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution, in which he recalls the drafting of the U.S. Constitution, from its tenuous start, according to…

    1,486 views
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