Podcasts

Government leaks and the Espionage Act at 100

Cybersecurity expert Paul Rosenzweig and Stephen Vladeck of the University of Texas explore the constitutional debate over leaks and their publication.

June 22, 2017

Loving v. Virginia at 50

Steve Calabresi of Northwestern University and Sheryll Cashin of Georgetown University discuss the landmark case and its constitutional legacy.

June 15, 2017

The soul of the First Amendment

Celebrated First Amendment attorney Floyd Abrams examines the degree to which American law protects free speech more often, more intensely, and more controversially than anywhere else in the world.

June 08, 2017

Trump, Comey and obstruction of justice

Alan Dershowitz and Laura Donohue join our Jeffrey Rosen to discuss the legal and constitutional issues surrounding President Donald Trump’s handling of the Russia probe.

June 05, 2017

Your constitutional questions, answered

Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, answers listener questions about the Preamble, judicial power, and more.

June 01, 2017

The life and legacy of John Marshall

Michael Gerhardt of the University of North Carolina and Kevin Walsh of the University of Richmond explore the influential career of the nation's longest-serving chief justice.

May 25, 2017

Will the President’s travel ban hold up in court?

Leah Litman of the University of California, Irvine, and Earl Maltz of Rutgers University discuss the latest legal developments and how the ban may ultimately fare at the Supreme Court.

May 18, 2017

Exploring the debate over ‘sanctuary cities’

Elizabeth Price Foley of Florida International University and Cristina Rodriguez of Yale University discuss President Trump's executive order on immigration and how Congress could respond to sanctuary cities going forward.

May 11, 2017

Extra: Is the firing of James Comey a constitutional crisis?

Josh Blackman of the South Texas College of Law in Houston and David Cole of the American Civil Liberties Union discuss what President Trump's firing of the FBI director means for our constitutional system.

May 11, 2017

James Wilson and the creation of the Constitution

Christopher Yoo of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Tom Donnelly of the National Constitution Center discuss the Pennsylvania Federalist and America's greatest proponent of popular sovereignty.

May 04, 2017

The Madisonian Constitution and the future of freedom

In excerpts from Freedom Day 2017, Mickey Edwards and Norm Ornstein reflect on the state of Congress, and George Will offers his take on the future of freedom.

April 27, 2017

Religious liberty at the Supreme Court

Marci Hamilton of the University of Pennsylvania and Hannah Smith of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty discuss the issues and best arguments in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer.

April 20, 2017

Article I and the role of Congress

In a special event at Columbia University, David Pozen of Columbia and Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz of Georgetown University discuss how to restore the separation of powers.

April 13, 2017

The history and constitutionality of the filibuster

Richard Arenberg of Brown University and Josh Chafetz of Cornell University discuss the history of the Senate filibuster and whether or not it should be eliminated.

April 06, 2017

Privacy, equality, and transgender students

Alexandra Brodksy of the National Women's Law Center and Gary McCaleb of the Alliance Defending Freedom discuss whether Title IX or the Constitution bans discrimination on the basis of gender identity.

March 30, 2017

The Gorsuch hearings and the future of the Constitution

Michael Ramsey from the University of San Diego School of Law and Eric Segall from the Georgia State University School of Law discuss the Neil Gorsuch nomination hearings.

March 27, 2017

Property rights at the Supreme Court

David Breemer of the Pacific Legal Foundation and John Echeverria of Vermont Law School discuss the issues in a big case about the Fifth Amendment’s Takings Clause.

March 16, 2017

The constitutional legacy of Prohibition

Historians Lisa Andersen and Josh Zeitz explore the history and politics of Prohibition, including its impact on federal power and civil liberties.

March 09, 2017

The future of federalism

In a special live event at Georgetown University, Josh Blackman of the South Texas College of Law in Houston and Peter Edelman of Georgetown discuss the fate of federalism in the Trump era.

March 02, 2017

Jeffrey Rosen answers your constitutional questions

The president and CEO of the National Constitution Center answers listener questions about sanctuary cities, presidential power, and more.

February 23, 2017

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