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National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen hosts "We The People," a weekly balanced conversation with leading scholars of all viewpoints on contemporary and historical topics about the United States Constitution. The Center is a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution devoted to the U.S. Constitution and its legacy of freedom.

Podcast: Libel, The Media And Constitutional Legitimacy

October 11, 2018 By NCC Staff

Richard Epstein and Adam Liptak join Jeffrey Rosen to explain what libel is and how laws against it fit within the First Amendment’s protections of free speech and the free press

Podcast: Senators Flake and Coons

October 4, 2018 By NCC Staff

Senators Jeff Flake and Chris Coons join Jeffrey Rosen in a conversation recorded live earlier this week at The Atlantic Festival in Washington D.C.

Podcast: Supreme Court Term Preview

September 27, 2018 By NCC Staff

Exploring the cases coming before the Court in the October 2018 term, Jeffrey Rosen is joined by Brianne Gorod and Ilya Shapiro.

Podcast: Should Chevron Be Overturned?

September 20, 2018 By NCC Staff

This debate over the resolution “Should Chevron be overturned?” was recorded live in New York City at the Federal Bar Association’s 2018 annual convention.

Podcast: Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings Recap

September 13, 2018 By NCC Staff

Nina Totenberg and Neal Katyal join Jeffrey Rosen to unpack Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings.

Podcast: The History of Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

September 6, 2018 By NCC Staff

Jeffrey Rosen leads a discussion about the constitutional basis and history of the Supreme Court confirmation process.

Podcast: What Constitutes an Impeachable Offense?

August 30, 2018 By NCC Staff

Alan Dershowitz and Joshua Matz join host Jeffrey Rosen for a spirited debate on when and how the Framers intended for the impeachment power to be used.

Podcast: Harriet Scott, The Woman Behind Dred Scott v. Sandford

August 23, 2018 By NCC Staff

Guest host Lana Ulrich uncovers the life of Harriet Scott, the wife and co-plaintiff of Dred Scott in one of the most infamous Supreme Court cases, and is joined by Martha S. Jones and Lea VanderVelde.

Podcast: John Bingham, Father of the 14th Amendment

August 9, 2018 By NCC Staff

Jeffrey Rosen details the story of John Bingham, one of the most important but least-known visionaries of the post-Civil War Constitution, with and Kurt Lash and Gerard Magliocca.

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