Happy 150th Birthday, 14th Amendment

Leading Civil War and Reconstruction scholars discuss the history and meaning of the 14th Amendment in celebration of its 150th anniversary.

July 12, 2018

The Legacy of Justice Anthony Kennedy

John Elwood, Leah Litman, and Christopher Yoo, three of Anthony Kennedy’s former clerks, join We The People to discuss the Justice’s Supreme Court legacy.

July 05, 2018

The Supreme Court now: Decisions, deciders and what’s next

Jeffrey Rosen, host of “We the People,” moderates a panel discussion at the Aspen Institute’s Ideas Festival about the Supreme Court’s momentous recent term.

June 28, 2018

The Golden State Killer and Genetic Privacy

Erin E. Murphy of New York University Law School and Andrea Roth of University of California Berkeley School of Law discuss the Golden State killer case and the future of genetic privacy with host Jeffrey Rosen.

June 21, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen answers questions about self-pardons, the Fourth Amendment and Madison

We the People host Jeffrey Rosen answers constitutional questions that you, our listeners, have been asking. Topics include presidential self-pardons, James Madison's views on factions, and Jeff's recommendations for your summer Madisonian readings.

June 14, 2018

The Supreme Court’s current term

Michael Dorf from Cornell University Law School and Ilya Shapiro from the Cato Institute join Jeffrey Rosen to discuss some major cases already decided in the Supreme Court's current term and others expected from the Justices in the next few weeks.

June 07, 2018

Ken Burns: Telling Constitutional Stories

Jeff Rosen talks with renowned American filmmaker Ken Burns on the Civil War and Reconstruction, the Fourteenth Amendment, and how to tell constitutional stories.

May 31, 2018

George Will on Madisonian Government

George F. Will, Pulitzer-prize winning columnist for The Washington Post, discusses federalism, the 17th Amendment, and the state of American politics today with We the People host Jeffrey Rosen.

May 24, 2018

The Iran nuclear deal under Trump

Jeffrey Rosen talks with Jamil Jaffer and Jake Sullivan about President Trump’s recent withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, the treaty power, and related constitutional issues.

May 17, 2018

Social Media and Digital Disinformation

On May 3, the National Constitution Center hosted a traveling America’s Town Hall panel at Stanford Law School. The panel, which included representatives from Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, asks whether digital disinformation is undermining democracy today.

May 11, 2018

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