The Attorney General, the President, and Congressional Oversight

Breaking down the constitutional, legal, and political repercussions of Jeff Sessions’ departure, Jeffrey Rosen is joined by Steve Vladeck and Greg Weiner.

November 15, 2018

Does the Constitution Require Birthright Citizenship?

Professors Akhil Amar and Edward Erler debate the president’s proposal to revoke birthright citizenship, diving into the history of the 14th Amendment’s Citizenship Clause with host Jeffrey Rosen.

November 08, 2018

Voting Rights, Election Law, and the Midterms

A partnership with Ballotpedia, this episode surveys the election law and voting rights issues most relevant to this year’s midterms.

November 01, 2018

Key Congressional Elections in History

What can the elections that realigned and redefined our nation teach us about the upcoming midterms? Matthew Green and Thomas Mann explore this question with host Jeffrey Rosen.

October 25, 2018

Is There a Supreme Court Legitimacy Crisis?

Exploring the debates over the Court's legitimacy and its future, Jeffrey Rosen is joined by Professors Jennifer Mascott and Melissa Murray.

October 18, 2018

Libel, the Media, and Constitutional Legitimacy

Adam Liptak and Richard Epstein join Jeffrey Rosen to explain what libel is and how laws surrounding it fit within First Amendment protections.

October 11, 2018

Senators Flake and Coons: The Future of the Senate and Supreme Court

Senators Jeff Flake and Chris Coons join Jeffrey Rosen to discuss their important role in the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings and how political tribalism today threatens the legitimacy of the Senate and the Supreme Court.

October 04, 2018

Supreme Court Term Preview

This episode features a deep dive into the upcoming Supreme Court term, set to begin Monday, October 1. Host Jeffrey Rosen is joined by Brianne Gorod of the Constitutional Accountability Center and Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute, who both filed amicus briefs in many of the cases discussed, and filed jointly in one of this term’s blockbuster cases, Gamble v. United States. Gorod and Shapiro parse the arguments set to come before the court that involve everything from double jeopardy and foreclosure to cemeteries and endangered frogs.

September 27, 2018

Should Chevron Be Overturned?

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.

September 20, 2018

Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings Recap

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

September 13, 2018

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