The Liberty Medal

2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Jeffrey Rosen at the Chautauqua Institution

The Liberty Medal

2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Jeffrey Rosen at the Chautauqua Institution

The Liberty Medal

2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Podcast: Jeffrey Rosen at the Chautauqua Institution

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

The Chautauquan Daily: From Warrants to Wiretaps

The Liberty Medal

2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

FIRE: So to Speak Podcast: The Life and Legacy of Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis with Jeffrey Rosen

The Liberty Medal

2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

So to Speak Podcast: The Life and Legacy of Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis with Jeffrey Rosen

The Liberty Medal

2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Supreme Court decision could hinder Trump recess appointments

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Trump team: Federal law does not protect gay rights in workplace

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Happy 228th birthday to the Department of State

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

From Warrants to Wiretaps

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Careers

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Chief Justice Roberts opines on technology, politics and the Supreme Court

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Attorney General removals rare, but not unprecedented

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Liberty Medal 2017 Additional Ticket Information

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Marking the anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

10 fascinating facts on the Postal Service’s birthday

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Sidney Blumenthal and the political life of Lincoln, 1849-1856

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Sidney Blumenthal and the political life of Lincoln, 1849-1856

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Video: Sidney Blumenthal and the political life of Lincoln, 1849-1856

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Strict D.C. law against gun-carrying struck down

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Support

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Rumored federal medical marijuana changes raise federalism issues

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Living News Classroom Discussion: Freedom from Excessive Punishment

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Living News Classroom Discussion: Search and Seizure

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Living News Classroom Discussion: Freedom of Expression

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Jeffrey Rosen guests on Washington Post’s “Constitutional” podcast

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

The Washington Post: Constitutional Podcast is Here! Episode 01: Framed

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

The question of president immunity back in the spotlight

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Looking back: The Supreme Court decision that ended Nixon’s presidency

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Presidential pardon powers 101: The Precedents

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

The Scopes Monkey trial and the Constitution

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

The debate over President Trump’s election commission

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

The debate over President Trump’s election commission

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Podcast: The debate over President Trump’s election commission

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

10 facts about the most famous scene in legal history

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Interactive Constitution: The Twenty-Fifth Amendment

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Supreme Court allows more family kin to enter U.S.under immigration ban

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

On this day, the Seneca Falls Convention begins

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

WHYY NewsWorks: Legal Scholars to Explore the Future Direction of the U.S. Supreme Court

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Scholars Edition: Eric Foner

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Scholars Edition: Jeffrey Rosen

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Scholars Edition: Tomiko Brown Nagin

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

NPR All Things Considered: Ty Cobb Joins Growing Roster Of Lawyers Inside Trump’s White House

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Supreme Court Spotlight: Justice Stephen Breyer

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Interactive Constitution: The Twenty-Fourth Amendment

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Ty Cobb Joins Growing Roster Of Lawyers Inside Trump’s White House

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Hawaii: Lower courts can handle immigration dispute

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Legal Scholars to Explore the Future Direction of the U.S. Supreme Court

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Is the last filibuster in danger again after health-care defeat?

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Brian C. Kalt and David Pozen

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Deborah Archer and Derek Muller

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

On This Day, Truman, Congress decide current line of presidential succession

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Interactive Constitution: The Twentieth Amendment

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

A birthday tribute to the Founding Father of gerrymandering

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

The puzzle over who will decide the immigration controversy

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

How Philadelphia lost the nation’s capital to Washington

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Immigration dispute reaches Supreme Court again

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Trump team: Back to Supreme Court on immigration

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

The Constitution’s Treason Clause: Seldom invoked despite threats

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Judge orders entry of more foreign relatives, refugees

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Gerald Ford’s unique role in American history

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

New violations of Supreme Court immigration ruling claimed

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Should the 17th Amendment be repealed?

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Should the 17th Amendment be repealed?

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Podcast: Should the 17th Amendment be repealed?

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

David N. Schleicher and Todd J. Zywicki

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Interactive Constitution: The Seventeenth Amendment

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Kennedy’s nomination was a big moment for the primary system

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Edward J. Larson and Jeff Shesol

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

NHPR: Civics 101 Podcast: The 25th Amendment

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

U.S.: Only Supreme Court can relax immigration limits

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Twitter users sue President Trump for First Amendment violations

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Can a Vice President be charged with a crime while in office?

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Why does Congress usually take a month-long recess in August?

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Owen Fiss, Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Owen Fiss, Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Major sex equality dispute on way to Supreme Court

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

The Burr vs. Hamilton duel happened 212 years ago today

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

12 famous Americans killed, involved in duels

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

10 fascinating facts about John Quincy Adams for his 250th birthday

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Philadelphia Business Journal: National Constitution Center to Honor U.S. Sen. John McCain With Liberty Medal

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Supreme Court gets a Ten Commandments appeal from New Mexico

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

10 huge Supreme Court cases about the 14th Amendment

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

John Bingham: One of America’s forgotten “Second Founders”

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

10 fascinating facts about the Liberty Bell

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Hawaii claims new “Muslim ban” is now operating

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

AP: McCain to be Honored for ‘Lifetime of Sacrifice and Service’

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Philly.com: John McCain to Receive 2017 Liberty Medal

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Judge says Supreme Court should handle plea on immigration

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

The Constitution signer who was impeached and expelled

The Liberty Medal

2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Liberty Medal Honors Going to John McCain in October Constitution Center Ceremony

The Liberty Medal

2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Sponsorships and Tickets

2017 Sponsorships and Tickets:

This year’s Liberty Medal celebration will take place on Monday, October 16, 2017 at the National Constitution Center on Independence Mall in Philadelphia.

Sponsorships and paid tickets of all levels are currently available for purchase.

For more information about support levels, please contact:

Kate Maloney-Gross
(215) 409-6664
[email protected].

National Constitution Center Trustee, Ira Lubert of Lubert Adler, will sponsor the Liberty Medal Prize in 2017, as he has for the past ten years. Citizens Bank, which has sponsored the Liberty Medal since 2006, returns as the Chairman’s Reception Sponsor. Stradley Ronon, LLP will also return as the President’s Reception Sponsor for the fifth consecutive year.

To purchase tickets by mail, please download and complete the following form and return to:

Kate Maloney-Gross
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Download Ticket/Sponsorship form

Ceremony-Only Tickets:

National Constitution Center Members and the General Public:
 
Beginning at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, August 15, current Members of the National Constitution Center and the general public will be able to submit an online request for up to two (2) complimentary tickets to the Liberty Medal Ceremony.
 
A random drawing will be held for National Constitution Center Members on Wednesday, September 13. Ticket recipients will be notified via email immediately following the drawing.
 
A second random drawing for the general public will be held on Thursday, September 14. Ticket recipients will be notified via email immediately following the drawing. No purchase is necessary to enter the general public drawing. Any current Member of the National Constitution Center Member who enters the Member drawing and is not selected in that first drawing will be automatically entered into the second drawing. Each household may be entered into each drawing only once. Any duplicates will be removed before selection.
 
On Tuesday, August 15, current Members will receive an email with a Member-only link to the online ticket request page. A ticket request link for the general public will be posted online to this page on Tuesday, August 15.Winners of the drawings can receive up to two (2) tickets per household.
 
Please note: Winners of the drawings for tickets to the 2017 Liberty Medal Ceremony will have 48 hours from when they are notified to claim their tickets via a provided link.
 
The Liberty Medal Ceremony will also be broadcast on local ABC affiliate, WPVI-TV/6abc.   

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Video: 2017 Annual Supreme Court Review

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

2017 Annual Supreme Court Review

The Liberty Medal

2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

2017 Annual Supreme Court Review

The Liberty Medal

2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

The future of digital free speech

The Liberty Medal

2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

The future of digital free speech

The Liberty Medal

2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

Podcast: The future of digital free speech

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

“One President at a Time”: Tightening the Presidential Transition By Jeff Shesol

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2017 Liberty Medal Recipient: Senator John McCain

The Constitutionality of Lame Duck Lawmaking By Edward J. Larson

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