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A Constitutional Recap of the Mueller Report

This episode sheds constitutional light on the Mueller report, focusing on obstruction. Host Jeffrey Rosen is joined by Mary McCord, senior litigator at Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection, and Josh Blackman, associate professor of law at the South Texas College of Law in Houston.

April 25, 2019

The Julian Assange Indictment and the First Amendment

Where does the First Amendment draw the line between constitutionally protected journalism and unlawful cyber-crime? Josh Geltzer of Georgetown University Law Center and Ben Wizner of the ACLU join host Jeffrey Rosen to debate this question that has been reignited by the indictment of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange.

April 18, 2019

Kisor v. Wilkie: A Case to Watch

How did a Vietnam War veteran’s request for disability benefits turn into one of the key Supreme Court cases of this term, one with major implications for the future of the administrative state? Jonathan Adler of Case Western Law School and Ron Levin of Washington University in St. Louis School of Law explain. Jeffrey Rosen hosts.

April 11, 2019

The Future of the Affordable Care Act

Exploring the latest challenge to the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act—experts Abbe Gluck of Yale University and Tom Miller of the American Enterprise Institute join host Jeffrey Rosen.

April 04, 2019

Will the Supreme Court End Partisan Gerrymandering?

Nick Stephanopoulos, one of the attorneys in the North Carolina gerrymandering case before the Supreme Court this week and a law professor at University of Chicago, debates Hans von Spakovsky, manager of the Election Law Reform Initiative at the Heritage Foundation, on whether the Supreme Court should strike down partisan gerrymandering as violating the Constitution, and more. Jeffrey Rosen hosts.

March 28, 2019

When Can the President Claim Executive Privilege?

John Yoo of Berkeley Law and Steve Vladeck of University of Texas Law join host Jeffrey Rosen for a wide-ranging discussion on executive privilege, focusing on potential executive privilege claims by President Trump in various scenarios including the Mueller report, the House obstruction inquiry, and pending civil lawsuits against Trump.

March 21, 2019

The Death Penalty at the Supreme Court

Several key death penalty cases came before the Supreme Court this term; capital punishment experts Richard Broughton and John Bessler join host Jeffrey Rosen to analyze the cases and what they might mean for the future of the death penalty.

March 14, 2019

Should the Government Regulate Speech on Campus?

Would President Trump’s proposed executive order requiring colleges and universities to support free speech if they want federal research dollars be constitutional? And is it a good idea? Free speech on campus experts Sigal Ben-Porath and Adam Kissel join host Jeffrey Rosen to grapple with this question.

March 07, 2019

The Future of Abortion Laws at the Supreme Court

Two leading voices from organizations on different sides of today's biggest debates over abortion laws—Catherine Glenn Foster of Americans United for Life and Dr. Kelli Garcia of National Women's Law Center—explore the key cases making their way up to the Supreme Court with host Jeffrey Rosen.

February 28, 2019

Is the Presidency Too Powerful?

Have American presidents usurped greater power over time, or did Congress and the people surrender power? Listen for the answer to this and other fascinating questions about the power of the presidency as Julian Zelizer and Eric Posner join host Jeffrey Rosen.

February 21, 2019

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