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.
Harvard Law Professor and former Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs Cass R. Sunstein visits the National Constitution Center to debut his latest book Conspiracy Theories and Other Dangerous Ideas—a collection of 11 essays that touch on a wide range of political, social, and judicial topics including: climate change, same-sex marriage, animal rights, religious freedom, gender equality, and of course, conspiracy theory.
On April 28, don’t miss one of the only opportunities to hear retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
Join prominent scholars Nancy Cott of Harvard University, Neil Siegel of Duke University School of Law, and Yale Law School’s Reva Siegel for a conversation about the evolution of the 19th Amendment’s guarantee of women’s equality from suffrage to present day.
Lawrence Lessig from Harvard and Sanford Levinson from the University of Texas join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to discuss if America needs a second Constitutional convention and what challenges such a meeting would pose.
Jeffrey Rosen, the CEO and president of the National Constitution Center, says that the Supreme Court's affirmative action decision in the Schuette case was, according to current Supreme Court precedents, constitutionally unsurprising and almost certainly correct.
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