The National Constitution Center is the Museum of We the People, America's Town Hall, and a civic education headquarters dedicated to non-partisan constitutional education and debate.
The National Constitution Center partners with the Anti-Defamation League to explore the Supreme Court’s landmark 2013 – 2014 session and the legacy of Brown vs. Board 60 years later.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
Influential legal thinker Richard A. Epstein of NYU Law School offers his distinctive interpretation of the U.S. Constitution– the classical liberal theory.
In our second “Ask Jeff Rosen” podcast, the National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen answers reader questions about the 14th Amendment, if Congress is above the law, and if a national day of prayer would be legal.
Join Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for an insider’s view on D.C. politics. Senator Gillibrand will touch on her career including her legislative successes and disappointments, as well as her famous predecessor, as described in her forthcoming book, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World. A special book signing opportunity with Senator Gillibrand will follow the program.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at a new debate over the nature of local policing, and if a program of military giveaways may have had some seriously unfortunate consequences in the Ferguson situation.
This powerful, engaging exhibition uses Thomas Jefferson's plantation Monticello as a focal point for examining the dilemma of slavery in the United States. April 9 – October 19, 2014