Religious liberty at the Supreme Court

Marci Hamilton of the University of Pennsylvania and Hannah Smith of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty discuss the issues and best arguments in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer.

April 20, 2017

Article I and the role of Congress

In a special event at Columbia University, David Pozen of Columbia and Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz of Georgetown University discuss how to restore the separation of powers.

April 13, 2017

Freedom Day 2017, Part VI: The Madisonian Constitution and the Future of Freedom

In the sixth and final part of Freedom Day 2017, Washington Post opinion writer George Will offers his take on the Madisonian Constitution and the future of freedom in a keynote address.

April 13, 2017

Freedom Day 2017, Part V: The Imperial Presidency v. The Constitution?

In the fifth part of Freedom Day 2017, John Harrison of the University of Virginia, Susan Herman of the American Civil Liberties Union, and John Malcolm of the Heritage Foundation discuss the rising conflict between the so-called “imperial presidency” and the Constitution.

April 13, 2017

Freedom Day 2017, Part IV: Congress and the Constitution

In the fourth part of Freedom Day 2017, Mickey Edwards of the Aspen Institute and Norm Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute discuss Congress and the Constitution.

April 13, 2017

Freedom Day 2017, Part III: The Future of Judicial Independence in a Polarized Age

In the third part of Freedom Day 2017, Chief Judges Ransey Guy Cole, Jr. of the Sixth Circuit and Timothy Tymkovich of the Tenth Circuit discuss the future of judicial independence in a polarized age.

April 13, 2017

Freedom Day 2017, Part II: The Future of the Media in a Post-Truth Society

In the second part of Freedom Day 2017, Dafna Linzer of NBC News and MSNBC, Gary Rosen of The Wall Street Journal, and Mark Thompson of The New York Times discuss the future of media in a “post-truth” society.

April 13, 2017

Freedom Day 2017, Part I: A Madisonian Constitution for All

In the first part of Freedom Day 2017, Caroline Fredrickson of the American Constitution Society and Lee Liberman Otis of the Federalist Society announce the launch of the Constitution Center’s new national commission, A Madisonian Constitution for All.

April 13, 2017

The history and constitutionality of the filibuster

Richard Arenberg of Brown University and Josh Chafetz of Cornell University discuss the history of the Senate filibuster and whether or not it should be eliminated.

April 06, 2017

Privacy, equality, and transgender students

Alexandra Brodksy of the National Women's Law Center and Gary McCaleb of the Alliance Defending Freedom discuss whether Title IX or the Constitution bans discrimination on the basis of gender identity.

March 30, 2017

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