Harriet Scott: The Woman Behind Dred Scott v. Sandford

Guest host Lana Ulrich uncovers the life of Harriet Scott, the wife and co-plaintiff of Dred Scott in one of the most infamous Supreme Court cases, and is joined by Martha S. Jones and Lea VanderVelde.

August 23, 2018

Callie House: Reparations Advocate and Trailblazer

Lana Ulrich memorializes Callie House, the trailblazing reparations advocate who led one of the largest grassroots movements in African American history, with Professors Mary Frances Berry and Tiffany Patterson.

August 16, 2018

John Bingham: Father of the 14th Amendment

Jeffrey Rosen details the story of John Bingham, one of the most important but least-known visionaries of the post-Civil War Constitution, with Kurt Lash and Gerard Magliocca.

August 09, 2018

The life and legacy of Frederick Douglass

Jeffrey Rosen leads a discussion about the life and constitutional legacy of legendary abolitionist Frederick Douglass.

August 02, 2018

What is Treason?

Jeffrey Rosen leads a discussion about the constitutional definition of treason.

July 26, 2018

The New Supreme Court

Jeffrey Rosen leads a discussion about the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, Justice Gorsuch’s first year on the Supreme Court, and what the future of the Court might look like.

July 19, 2018

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

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