The Legacy of Reconstuction

Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 9 - 11:45 a.m.

Admission: Free
Reserve your seats here.

Join us for three conversations on the origins, influence, and contemporary meaning of the 14th Amendment, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning historians David M. Kennedy and Jack Rakove, Judge Janice Rogers Brown, and others.

  • 9:00 - 9:45 a.m.        The Origins of the Reconstruction Amendments featuring Jack Rakove, John Harrison, Pamela Brandwein, and moderated by Jeffrey Rosen
  • 9:45 - 10:30 a.m.      The Influence of the Reconstruction Amendments featuring David M. Kennedy, Heather Mac Donald, and moderated by Judge Jeremy Fogel
  • 10:30 - 10:45 a.m.    Break
  • 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.    The Significance of the Reconstruction Amendments for the Federal Judiciary featuring Judge Janice Rogers Brown, Judge D. Brock Hornby, and moderated by Judge Jeremy Fogel

This event is presented in partnership with the Federal Judicial Center.

The Origins of the Reconstruction Amendments    

The Influence of the Reconstruction Amendments

The Significance of the Reconstruction Amendments for the Federal Judiciary

Parking will be available for $9 at the National Constitution Center parking garage located at the rear of the building on Race Street between 5th and 6th streets on a first-come, first-served basis. Pick up your discounted parking voucher at registration.

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