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Video: How Neil Gorsuch could change the Court

April 20, 2017 By NCC Staff

Joan Biskupic of Reuters News, Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute and Brianne Gorod of the Constitutional Accountability Center discuss the judge's record and his potential to shape the Court — and constitutional law — for decades to come.

Video: 100 Years Later And America in World War I

April 13, 2017 By NCC Staff

Historians Brian Balogh, professor of history at the University of Virginia, Will Englund, author of "March 1917," and Michael Kazin, author of "War Against War," come together to discuss the impact of the war at home.

Video: Economic Equality and the Constitution

April 6, 2017 By NCC Staff

Ganesh Sitaraman, author of The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution and former counsel to Elizabeth Warren, and Barry Lynn of New America explore how the Constitution informs our current debates about income inequality, monopolies, and more.

Video: Geoffrey Stone on Sex, Religion, And The Constitution

March 31, 2017 By NCC Staff

Geoffrey Stone, leading constitutional scholar and author of Sex and the Constitution, traces the evolution of legal and moral codes that have attempted to legislate issues as explosive and divisive as abortion, same-sex marriage, pornography, and contraception, from the ancient world to today. 

Video: The Future of the Affordable Care Act

March 7, 2017 By NCC Staff

Law professors Josh Blackman and Abbe Gluck joined healthcare reporter Julie Rovner to explore the ability of the new president and Congress to change Obamacare.

Video: The constitutional legacy of Prohibition

March 2, 2017 By NCC Staff

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

Video: Reshaping policing for the 21st century

February 21, 2017 By NCC Staff

Barry Friedman, director of the Policing Project at NYU School of Law and author of the new book "Unwarranted," explores the national conversation around the changing role of police — from neighborhood beat cops to NSA analysts.

Video: Timothy Huebner on the Civil War era and American constitutionalism

February 13, 2017 By NCC Staff

Timothy Huebner, author of Liberty and Union, provides a reexamination of the Civil War era, exploring how the African American understanding of constitutional equality helped transform a war for the Union into a war for emancipation and equal rights.

Video: Should we amend the Constitution to impose term limits on Congress?

February 9, 2017 By NCC Staff

Suzanne Almeida, Executive Director, League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania, U.S. Representative Ron DeSantis (R-FL), Phil Blumel, President, U.S. Term Limits, David Strauss, Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School, David Super, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and former Governor Ed Rendell (D-PA) discuss a term-limits amendment to the Constitution.

Video: John Adams and the Fear of Aristocracy

February 1, 2017 By NCC Staff

Authors Luke Mayville and Richard Alan Ryerson discuss the second president’s most intimate political thoughts. Tom Donnelly, senior fellow in constitutional studies at the National Constitution Center, moderated the discussion on February 1, 2017.

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