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  • Hearing Focuses on Role of Special Counsels
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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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  • Akhil Reed Amar on emLaw of the Landem
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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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  • 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…

    23,368 views
  • Washington and Hamilton
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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…

    598 views
  • Akhil Reed Amar Discusses emThe Constitution Todayem
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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.

    1,094 views
  • Congressional Forum Focuses on the Future of the Electoral College
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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.…

    1,578 views
  • Akhil Reed Amar Discusses emThe Constitution Todayem
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    The Constitution Today

    Professor Akhil Reed Amar talked about his book, The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era, about the relevance of America’s Constitution to contemporary headlines.…

    989 views
  • Chief Justices and Presidents
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    Chief Justices and Presidents

    Professor Akhil Reed Amar talked about the complex relationship between chief justices of the United States and American presidents. He looked back to the first appointed chief justice,…

    686 views
  • Democracy Elections and the Vote
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    Democracy, Elections, and the Vote

    Akhil Reed Amar and Richard Pildes talked about the evolution of the democratic process and the establishment of a bipartisan system in the United States. They started with the earliest…

    345 views
  • Discussion on Landmark Supreme Court Cases
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    Preview of Landmark Supreme Court Cases

    National Constitution Center President Jeffrey Rosen moderated a discussion previewing the 12 U.S. Supreme Court cases of C-SPAN’s upcoming series “Landmark Cases: Historic Supreme Court…

    2,673 views
  • Women and the White House
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    Women and the White House

    Panelists discussed the influence of women in politics and presidential administrations. They discussed first ladies from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, conflicting views of politically powerful first ladies, and…

    369 views
  • Teaching Constitutional History
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    Teaching Constitutional History

    Explaining the Constitution and encouraging students to have an interest in America’s founding can be difficult for many teachers. Next, radio talk show host Diane Rehm moderates a panel…

    1,059 views
  • Andrew Jackson and the Constitution
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    Andrew Jackson and the Constitution

    Professor Akhil Reed Amar talked about how the presidency of Andrew Jackson transformed the Constitution in ways that still apply. He responded to questions from members of the audience. “Our Jacksonian…

    631 views
  • Health Care Law Individual Mandate
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    Health Care Law Individual Mandate

    Law Professors Akhil Reed Amar and Stephen Presser talked about the constitutionality of the individual mandate provision of the 2010 health care law which required that citizens purchase…

    2,258 views
  • Supreme Court Health Care Argument Preview
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    Supreme Court Health Care Argument Preview

    Panelists previewed Supreme Court oral arguments on the constitutionality of the 2010 health care law, focusing on its requirement that all Americans buy health insurance. Michael Carvin…

    3,356 views
  • Supreme Court Mistakes emPlessy v Fergusonem
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    Supreme Court Mistakes: Plessy v. Ferguson

    Professor Amar delivered his argument for including Plessy v. Ferguson in the “Hall of Shame” as one of the worst United States Supreme Court decisions. The 1896 decision concluded “separate but equal” provisions of state…

    1,041 views
  • Supreme Court Mistakes emDred Scott v Sandfordem
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    Supreme Court Mistakes: Dred Scott v. Sandford

    Professor Daniel Farber delivered his argument for the case of Dred Scott v. Sandford being the top entrant in the “Hall of Shame” for United States Supreme Court decisions. The decision in Dred Scott v.…

    1,460 views
  • 25th Amendment and Presidential Disability
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    25th Amendment and Presidential Disability

    Panelists talked about the succession of presidential power in the event of the president’s incapacitation or disability. Among the topics they addressed were past instances of presidential…

    656 views
  • Moot Court on the Rationing of Health Care
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    Moot Court on the Rationing of Health Care

    A moot court hearing was held testing the constitutionality of rationing health care in a hypothetical case of a non-citizen being denied a life-saving vaccine. The case of Obasanjo v. Morrison postulated a…

    506 views
  • Presidential Succession
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    Presidential Succession

    Panelists talked about vulnerabilities and flaws in the current system of U.S. presidential succession, specifically the need for authoritative continuity. Other topics included emergency…

    407 views
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