Sidney Blumenthal and the political life of Lincoln, 1849-1856

Sidney Blumenthal and the political life of Lincoln, 1849-1856

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Strict D.C. law against gun-carrying struck down

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The debate over President Trump’s election commission

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Sponsorships and Tickets

2017 Sponsorships and Tickets:

This year’s Liberty Medal celebration will take place on Monday, October 16, 2017 at the National Constitution Center on Independence Mall in Philadelphia.

Sponsorships and paid tickets of all levels are currently available for purchase.

For more information about support levels, please contact:

Kate Maloney-Gross
(215) 409-6664
[email protected].

National Constitution Center Trustee, Ira Lubert of Lubert Adler, will sponsor the Liberty Medal Prize in 2017, as he has for the past ten years. Citizens Bank, which has sponsored the Liberty Medal since 2006, returns as the Chairman’s Reception Sponsor. Stradley Ronon, LLP will also return as the President’s Reception Sponsor for the fifth consecutive year.

To purchase tickets by mail, please download and complete the following form and return to:

Kate Maloney-Gross
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Ceremony-Only Tickets:

National Constitution Center Members:

A limited number of complimentary ceremony tickets will be made available to current Members of the National Constitution Center on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

To renew or become a Member, please visit constitutioncenter.org/membership

General Public:

A limited number of complimentary ceremony tickets will be made available to the general public on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

Details about the release of ceremony tickets for Members and the general public will be updated on this page as they become available.

To be added to the list to receive more information, please email Kate Maloney-Gross at [email protected].

The Liberty Medal Gala will also be broadcast on local ABC affiliate, WPVI-TV/6abc.   

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2017 Annual Supreme Court Review

The future of digital free speech

The future of digital free speech

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“One President at a Time”: Tightening the Presidential Transition By Jeff Shesol

The Constitutionality of Lame Duck Lawmaking By Edward J. Larson

The Twentieth Amendment By Edward J. Larson and Jeff Shesol

Edward J. Larson

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The Twenty-Fifth Amendment By Brian C. Kalt and David Pozen

The Deceptively Clear Twenty-Fifth Amendment By David Pozen

The Unusual, Imperfect, Excellent Twenty-Fifth Amendment By Brian C. Kalt

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Federal Power Over Elections and The Twenty-Fourth Amendment By Derek T. Muller

The Role of The Twenty-Fourth Amendment in Challenging Financial Burdens on the Right to Vote By Deborah Archer

The Twenty-Fourth Amendment By Deborah N. Archer and Derek T. Muller

The Original Senate and the Seventeenth Amendment By Todd J. Zywicki

The Liberal Case for the Seventeenth Amendment By David N. Schleicher

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