Constitution Daily

Smart conversation from the National Constitution Center


Listen to audio of debates and discussions as part of the National Constitution Center's Town Hall series of programs. The podcasts feature leading experts interviewed by Jeffrey Rosen, the president and CEO of the Center.

Podcast: Government leaks and the Espionage Act at 100

June 22, 2017 By NCC Staff

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

Podcast: Loving v. Virginia at 50

June 15, 2017 By NCC Staff

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

Podcast: The soul of the First Amendment

June 8, 2017 By NCC Staff

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.

Podcast EXTRA: Trump, Comey and obstruction of justice

June 5, 2017 By NCC Staff

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.

Podcast: Your constitutional questions, answered

June 1, 2017 By NCC Staff

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

Podcast: The life and legacy of John Marshall

May 25, 2017 By NCC Staff

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.

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

May 18, 2017 By NCC Staff

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.

Podcast: Exploring the debate over ‘sanctuary cities’

May 11, 2017 By NCC Staff

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.

Podcast EXTRA: Is the firing of James Comey a constitutional crisis?

May 11, 2017 By NCC Staff

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.

Podcast: James Wilson and the creation of the Constitution

May 4, 2017 By NCC Staff

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.

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