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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Sonia Sotomayor, the ‘People’s Justice’

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Constitution Check: Will the right of the poor to a defense lawyer be expanded?

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Quiz: Name that Founder at the Constitutional Convention

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Article II, Section 2: Treaty Power and Appointments—McGinnis & Shane

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Peter M. Shane

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John O. McGinnis

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

The President’s Exclusive Power to Direct Military Operations—Ramsey

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

How the Militia Clauses Inform the Scope of the Commander in Chief’s Inherent Power—Vladeck

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Commander in Chief Clause—Ramsey and Vladeck

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Congress’s Statutory Abdication of its Declare War Power—Vladeck

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

The Textual Limit on the President’s War Powers by Michael D. Ramsey

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Declare War Clause—Ramsey & Vladeck

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Michael D. Ramsey

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Stephen I. Vladeck

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Why Congress and the Courts Should Obey the Original Meaning of the Commerce Clause—Barnett

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

A Commerce Power Adequate to its Purposes—Koppelman

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Commerce Clause

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Andrew Koppelman

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Constitution Check: How far can a federal judge go to punish lawyers’ ethical misconduct?

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Separation of Powers

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Diane Rehm: Do Americans Have a Right to Die?

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Kevin Seamus Hasson: How We Came to Be One Nation Under God

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

If Citizens United falls, will progressives notice?

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Live Video: Kevin Seamus Hasson On ‘One Nation Under God’

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Philly’s convention history: FDR and Wendell Willkie

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Supreme Court down to three major cases this term

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

When do Supreme Court Justices recuse themselves from cases?

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Signed Jackie Robinson Contracts on Display For A Limited Time

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Baseball Legend and Civil Rights Hero Jackie Robinson’s Contracts at the Constitution Center

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Felons and the right to vote

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Felons and the right to vote

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Podcast: Felons and the right to vote

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Diane Rehm: Do Americans Have a Right to Die?

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

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The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Constitution Check: Is plea bargaining a step toward closing Guantanamo?

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

The Presidents & The Constitution

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Honor Military Heros Memorial Day Weekend 2016 Admission Free on May 30!

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

On this day, Abraham Lincoln is GOP nominee in an upset

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Will there be a compromise deal on ACA birth control?

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Confirmations: The Battle Over the Constitution

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

POLITICALFEST 2016

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Why the Senate doesn’t have to act on Merrick Garland’s nomination

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Supreme Court sends Obamacare contraception case back for compromise

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

The Presidents and the Constitution: A Living History

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Video: The Presidents And the Constitution

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Philly’s convention history: When Republicans ruled

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Citizen Brandeis

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Supreme Court nominee’s court could get Obamacare appeal

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Japanese-American Internment and America Today: Civil Liberties in Times of Crisis

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Update:  Supreme Court sends right-to-sue case back to lower court

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Podcast: Marijuana and the Constitution

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Marijuana and the Constitution

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Marijuana and the Constitution

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Headed to the Whitehouse

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

The 14th Amendment: Judicial Perspective. Panel 2

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Civil Liberties in Times of Crisis: Japanese-American Internment and America Today

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Disability Pride Celebration

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Video: Korematsu, Japanese internment and America today

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Constitution Check: Is current U.S. military action against ISIS illegal?

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

On the History and Legacy of the 14th Amendment: Panel 1

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Dream Flag Project Celebration

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Video: The history and legacy of the 14th Amendment

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

District of Columbia statehood supporters push for convention

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

The history of women in politics

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

The History and Legacy of the 14th Amendment

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

The 14th Amendment: Judicial Perspective. Panel 2

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Fact Check: Do existing federal civil rights laws already protect transgender people?

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

AspenX at the National Constitution Center

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

The debate over student off-campus speech and First Amendment protection

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Philly’s early convention history:  Whigs, Know Nothings and a young GOP

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Does the University of Texas’s use of Racial Preference Violate the Constitution?

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Explaining bathroom bills, transgender rights, and equal protection

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

The CRS compares Merrick Garland with Justice Antonin Scalia

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Does the University of Texas’s Use of Racial Preferences Violate the Constitution?

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Podcast: Debating the laws regulating bathroom use and gender

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Debating the laws regulating bathroom use and gender

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Debating the laws regulating bathroom use and gender

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Constitution Check: How goes the kids’ constitutional crusade against climate change?

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Jeffrey Rosen is taking your questions about the Constitution

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Few historical precedents for Trump as major party nominee

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

All American Celebration 2016

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2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

The Constitutional Legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Video: The constitutional legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Constitution Check: Is an old anti-New Deal precedent getting new life — again?

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

The Constitutional Legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Civic Literacy Contest Form Submission -  Thank You

Thank you for your submission to the Civic Literacy Contest Form.

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Civic Literacy Contest Form

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

National Constitution Center Lets Real, Virtual Visitors Create Their Own Presidential Campaign Ad

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Interactive Constitution looks at Americans’ rights from both political sides

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Felons and the right to vote

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Could Texas secede from the United States, if it wanted to?

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

The most underrated Founding Father: Oliver Ellsworth?

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Supreme Court rules on political speech and the First Amendment

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Podcast: Bob McDonnell, public corruption, and the Supreme Court

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Bob McDonnell, public corruption, and the Supreme Court

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Bob McDonnell, public corruption, and the Supreme Court

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Randy Barnett On Our Republican Constitution

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Constitution Check: Can the Supreme Court compromise on corruption?

The Liberty Medal

2015 Recipeient: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Video: Randy Barnett on our Republican Constitution

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