By Jeffrey Rosen

Jeffrey Rosen on the Reconstruction Amendments

President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen reflects on the meaning and importance of the 14th Amendment both in the past and today.

Ken Burns: UNUM

July 13, 2018

What We Learn from Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

"The questioning of would-be Justices isn’t just political theater. It often reveals crucial differences in judicial philosophy."

The Wall Street Journal

July 13, 2018

Happy 150th Birthday, 14th Amendment

CEO Jeffrey Rosen: "Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has been a major influence on matters of racial equality, individual rights, and economic liberty. His replacement could be even more influential."

The Atlantic

July 08, 2018

The Justice Who Believed in America

"Anthony Kennedy thought officials have an obligation not only to respect the Constitution and the law but also to respect the promise of the nation’s values."

The Atlantic

June 27, 2018

What Would William Howard Taft Do About Attacks on Judges?

CEO Jeffrey Rosen: "Judicial independence was the cause to which Taft was most devoted, as President and Chief Justice."

The Volokh Conspiracy

April 13, 2018

What Would William Howard Taft Do About Robert Mueller?

CEO Jeffrey Rosen: "What would Taft say about the proposals in Congress to limit the president's power to fire the special prosecutor?"

The Volokh Conspiracy

April 12, 2018

What Would William Howard Taft Do About Syria and Mexico?

CEO Jeffrey Rosen: "Does the President have the constitutional authority to send troops over the Mexican border without Congressional approval? Trump's most constitutionally minded predecessor, William Howard Taft, believed he did not."

The Volokh Conspiracy

April 11, 2018

What Would William Howard Taft Do About Facebook?

CEO Jeffrey Rosen: "As Mark Zuckerberg faces two marathon days of testimony on Capitol Hill, his Senate questioners can do no better than to rediscover the forgotten wisdom of William Howard Taft."

The Volokh Conspiracy

April 10, 2018

What Would William Howard Taft Do?

CEO Jeffrey Rosen: "In my new book for the American Presidents Series -- the surprising title is William Howard Taft -- I argue that Taft was our most judicial president and presidential Chief Justice."

The Volokh Conspiracy

April 09, 2018

President Taft, the Anti-Trump

Much more than time separates the 27th president from the 45th: from their vastly different views on economics, to their conceptions of the presidency itself.

The Atlantic

March 19, 2018

Five Best: Jeffrey Rosen

The president and CEO of the National Constitution Center and the author of ‘William Howard Taft’ shares some of his favorite books.

The Wall Street Journal

March 17, 2018

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Opens Up About #MeToo, Voting Rights, and Millennials

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and the cases she’d like to see overturned. Read a transcript of her conversation with National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen.

The Atlantic

February 15, 2018

At Constitution Center, Ginsburg Champions #MeToo Movement and Rights of Accused

In a conversation with Constitution Center President Jeffrey Rosen, Ginsburg reflected on her 25 years as a justice on the country’s highest court, talked about how the next generation of justice-seekers can effect change and spoke about what she thinks is the key to a successful marriage.


February 13, 2018

Justice Ginsburg Says #MeToo Movement is ‘Here to Stay’

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Feb. 12 compared the #MeToo movement to the gay rights movement, saying the campaign will have "staying power."

The Washington Post

February 12, 2018

Democracy Café Podcast

National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen: "We need to learn to separate our political views from our constitutional views."

Democracy Café

January 25, 2018

Smerconish: Trump’s Presidency and the Constitution

CEO Jeffrey Rosen joins CNN's Smerconish to discuss President Donald Trump and the Constitution on the anniversary of Trump's inauguration.


January 20, 2018

Privacy vs. Government Tech: An Interview with Jeffrey Rosen

As we willingly give up more of our personal data, how will the courts balance the sometimes competing interests of privacy, security, and liberty? CEO Jeffrey Rosen explains.

Talks on Law

January 16, 2018

Episode 15 of the Constitutional Podcast: ‘Privacy’

National Constitution Center leader Jeffrey Rosen explores the pivotal role that Brandeis played in transforming the court's thinking on privacy law and the Fourth Amendment.

The Washington Post

January 15, 2018

The President Gives Another Gift to Lawyers Challenging His Immigration Orders

CEO Jeffrey Rosen: “It might come up in the travel ban cases because the central constitutional question in those cases is, is the president motivated by animus against particular religious groups or groups defined by national origin?"

The Washington Post

January 12, 2018

Legal Analysis: Was It Obstruction?

Can the President's actions be labeled obstruction? Constitutional expert Jeffrey Rosen says it depends what Trump's intent was at the time.

CNN: Smerconish

January 07, 2018

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