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  • Do We Need An Equal Rights Amendment To Ensure Gender Equality? March 4, 2015

    In celebration of Women’s History Month, explore the parallels between second-wave feminism and the Supreme Court cases of that time with constitutional law expert Cary Franklin, leading women’s history scholar Alice Kessler-Harris, and American legal history professor Serena Mayeri. CLE: This program has been approved for 1.0 substantive law credit hour for Pennsylvania lawyers. CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring payment in the amount of $30.00 cash or check made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.

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  • Obama’s Immigration policy at a legal crossroads

    Michael Dorf and Ilya Shapiro join Jeffrey Rosen to discuss the legal and constitutional implications of a judicial decision in Texas that could change, or stop, President Obama's new immigration policies.

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  • Special $10 All Access Museum Pass

    WINTER SALE: Now through March 31, 2015, tickets are only $10! Open now: See an original Bill of Rights in the new Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights exhibition. Experience America’s three founding documents in the birthplace of America. Coming February 13, see the images that inspired America’s fascination with the Kennedys in the new exhibition, Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe.

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  • Happy 226th Anniversary: Government begins under our Constitution

    Happy 226th Anniversary: Government begins under our Constitution

    It was 226 years ago today that the federal government started to operate under the terms of the U.S. Constitution, as the Confederation Congress ceded power. However, there was a major problem with the first session of the new Congress: not enough members showed up.