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latest programs

  • Conspiracy Theories and Other Dangerous Ideas with Cass R. Sunstein April 21

    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.

upcoming programs

  • Justice John Paul Stevens: Amending the Constitution

    On April 28, don’t miss one of the only opportunities to hear retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.

  • From Suffrage to Workplace Equality May 5

    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.

latest podcast

  • The affirmative action controversy at the Supreme Court

    Two leading experts on affirmative action, Bruce Ackerman and Richard Epstein, pick apart the Supreme Court’s Schuette decision, and debate if it is a disaster, unrealistic for colleges, or a good thing in the long run.

Constitution Daily Blog

  • Retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens favors legalized marijuana

    Retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens favors legalized marijuana

    John Paul Stevens is making a lot of news these days at the age of 94, and his latest comments will have people talking again. In part of interview released on Thursday by NPR, the retired Supreme Court Justice said he’s in favor of legalized marijuana.

Exhibitions

  • Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello

    Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello

    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