Happy 150th Birthday, 14th Amendment

Leading Civil War and Reconstruction scholars discuss the history and meaning of the 14th Amendment in celebration of its 150th anniversary.

July 12, 2018

The Legacy of Justice Anthony Kennedy

John Elwood, Leah Litman, and Christopher Yoo, three of Anthony Kennedy’s former clerks, join We The People to discuss the Justice’s Supreme Court legacy.

July 05, 2018

The Supreme Court now: Decisions, deciders and what’s next

Jeffrey Rosen, host of “We the People,” moderates a panel discussion at the Aspen Institute’s Ideas Festival about the Supreme Court’s momentous recent term.

June 28, 2018

The Golden State Killer and Genetic Privacy

Erin E. Murphy of New York University Law School and Andrea Roth of University of California Berkeley School of Law discuss the Golden State killer case and the future of genetic privacy with host Jeffrey Rosen.

June 21, 2018

The Supreme Court’s current term

Michael Dorf from the Cornell University Law School and Ilya Shapiro from the Cato Institute join Jeffrey Rosen to discuss some major cases already decided in the Supreme Court's current term and others expected from the Justices in the next few weeks.

June 07, 2018

George Will on Madisonian Government

George F. Will, Pulitzer-prize winning columnist for The Washington Post, discusses federalism, the 17th Amendment, and the state of American politics today with We the People host Jeffrey Rosen.

May 24, 2018

The Iran nuclear deal under Trump

Jeffrey Rosen talks with Jamil Jaffer and Jake Sullivan about President Trump’s recent withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, the treaty power, and related constitutional issues.

May 17, 2018

Social Media and Digital Disinformation

On May 3, the National Constitution Center hosted a traveling America’s Town Hall panel at Stanford Law School. The panel, which included representatives from Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, asks whether digital disinformation is undermining democracy today.

May 11, 2018

Eric Holder on the 14th Amendment today

Former Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. discusses the importance of the 14th Amendment today with Sherilynn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and host Jeffrey Rosen.

May 03, 2018

The Supreme Court considers the travel ban case

Josh Blackman and Joshua Matz join National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen to discuss Supreme Court arguments in the Trump v. Hawaii travel ban case.

April 26, 2018

Facebook and the Future of Democracy

Jeff Rosen discusses the recent Facebook hearings, and the broader impact of social media on free speech and democracy, with Nate Persily of Stanford Law and Kate Klonick of Yale Law School.

April 19, 2018

Justice Breyer on the First Amendment

Jeffrey Rosen sits down with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer at an event in Boston to discuss a range of First Amendment cases.

April 12, 2018

President Trump and the Federal Judiciary

Jeffrey Rosen moderates a debate between John Malcolm, vice president at the Heritage Foundation, and Elizabeth Wydra, president of the Constitutional Accountability Center, on the state of the federal courts.

April 05, 2018

Hamilton: The Constitutional clashes that shaped a nation

National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen looks at Alexander Hamilton’s enduring role in the constitutional and political arguments that continue to this day, as part of the Center’s new Hamilton exhibit.

March 29, 2018

William Howard Taft and the Constitution

National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen joins Judge Douglas Ginsburg to look at William Howard Taft’s crucial role in shaping how America balances populism with the rule of law.

March 22, 2018

Trump, Tariffs, and Trade

Timothy Meyer and Steve Charnovitz join National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen to discuss the history of trade in the United States and the constitutionality of President Trump’s recent actions on tariffs and trade.

March 15, 2018

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