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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

The Tennessee Wine Case and the 21st Amendment

A lawsuit over residency requirements for retail liquor licenses in Tennessee has raised an array of legal and constitutional questions; two advocates involved in the case, Michael Bindas and John Neiman, join host Jeffrey Rosen to discuss them all.

February 14, 2019

Can the Equal Rights Amendment be Revived?

Exploring whether the Equal Rights Amendment can be revived, and the possible legal, political, and cultural effects it could bring about if ratified and added to the Constitution– Jeffrey Rosen is joined by Linda Coberly of the national ERA Coalition’s Legal Task Force and Inez Stepman of the Independent Women’s Forum.

February 07, 2019

Football, Faith, and the First Amendment

Was a high school coach unconstitutionally fired for praying on a football field? First Amendment and religion law experts Stephanie Barclay and Richard Katskee explore this question and many others with host Jeffrey Rosen.

January 31, 2019

MLK’s Constitutional Legacy

Civil rights and constitution experts Ted Shaw and Michael Klarman join guest host Lana Ulrich for an exploration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s constitutional legacy.

January 24, 2019

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