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Podcast: The future of federalism

March 2, 2017 by NCC Staff


Now that Democrats have lost control of both the White House and Congress, will the left rediscover the virtues of federalism in their zeal to resist President Trump?

And now that Republicans have finally regained unified control, will they downplay federalism in their effort to advance a national agenda?

Joining We the People to discuss the fate of federalism in the Trump era are two leading experts in constitutional law.

Josh Blackman is an Associate Professor of Law at the South Texas College of Law in Houston who specializes in constitutional law, the Supreme Court, and the intersection of law and technology.Peter Edelman is the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law and Public Policy at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches constitutional law and poverty law and is faculty director of the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality.

This discussion was recorded at a special live event at Georgetown, hosted by the law school’s chapters of the Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society.

Show Notes

This show was edited by Jason Gregory and produced by Nicandro Iannacci. Research was provided by Lana Ulrich and Tom Donnelly. The host of We the People is Jeffrey Rosen.

Special thanks to Clifton Fels and the Georgetown chapters of the Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society for their partnership in designing and producing a great event.

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