Constitution Center in the News

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The National Constitution Center’s exhibitions, programs, and initiatives receive prominent coverage in regional and national media. Below is just a sampling of the Center’s recent coverage.

CNN, Smerconish: Will Justice’s Call to Repeal 2nd Amendment Backfire?

CEO Jeffrey Rosen discusses the Second Amendment and former Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens's recent op-ed.

March 31, 2018

Courier Post: Alexander Hamilton and His Rivals Focus of Philly Exhibit

"Running through the remainder of 2018, 'Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation' examines the rise and fall of the first U.S. secretary of the treasury, as told through his public clashes with Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Adams and, of course, Aaron Burr."

March 29, 2018

WNYC Radio, The Brian Lehrer Show: The Anti-Populist President

National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen talks about his new biography on William Howard Taft and why he's the "anti-Trump" president.

March 27, 2018

Uwishunu Philadelphia: Explore Alexander Hamilton’s Tense Political Relationships In New In-Depth Exhibit

The National Constitution Center examines the Founding Father's rivalries with Madison, Jefferson, Adams and Burr.

March 26, 2018

Constitution Center Rides Moment of Alexander Hamilton Popularity with New Exhibition

"Alexander Hamilton is on the $10 bill, the Broadway stage, and now at the National Constitution Center."

March 23, 2018

The Atlantic: President Taft, the Anti-Trump

Much more than time separates the 27th president from the 45th: from their vastly different views on economics, to their conceptions of the presidency itself.

March 19, 2018

The Atlantic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Opens Up About #MeToo, Voting Rights, and Millennials

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and the cases she’d like to see overturned. Read a transcript of her conversation with National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen.

February 15, 2018

WHYY: At Constitution Center, Ginsburg Champions #MeToo Movement and Rights of Accused

In a conversation with Constitution Center President Jeffrey Rosen, Ginsburg reflected on her 25 years as a justice on the country’s highest court, talked about how the next generation of justice-seekers can effect change and spoke about what she thinks is the key to a successful marriage.

February 13, 2018

The Washington Post: Justice Ginsburg Shares Her Own #MeToo Moment

While speaking at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on Feb.12, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shared a story from her years at Cornell University.

February 12, 2018

Democracy Café Podcast

National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen: "We need to learn to separate our political views from our constitutional views."

January 25, 2018 Philadelphia Museums

The National Constitution Center mounts an exhibition examining the personalities and constitutional rivalries that shaped the nation. Alexander Hamilton goes toe to toe with James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Aaron Burr.

January 23, 2018

CNN: Smerconish: Trump’s Presidency and the Constitution

CEO Jeffrey Rosen joins CNN's Smerconish to discuss President Donald Trump and the Constitution on the anniversary of Trump's inauguration.

January 20, 2018

Talks on Law: Privacy vs. Government Tech

As we willingly give up more of our personal data, how will the courts balance the sometimes competing interests of privacy, security, and liberty? CEO Jeffrey Rosen explains.

January 16, 2018

The Washington Post: Episode 15 of the Constitutional Podcast: ‘Privacy’

National Constitution Center leader Jeffrey Rosen explores the pivotal role that Brandeis played in transforming the court's thinking on privacy law and the Fourth Amendment.

January 15, 2018

The Washington Post: The President Gives Another Gift to Lawyers Challenging His Immigration Orders

CEO Jeffrey Rosen: “It might come up in the travel ban cases because the central constitutional question in those cases is, is the president motivated by animus against particular religious groups or groups defined by national origin?"

January 12, 2018

CNN: Legal Analysis: Was It Obstruction?

Can the President's actions be labeled obstruction? Constitutional expert Jeffrey Rosen says it depends what Trump's intent was at the time.

January 7, 2018

The Atlantic: A Liberal-Conservative Alliance on the Supreme Court Against Digital Surveillance

Justices found common ground in asserting the relevance of the Fourth Amendment in the electronic age, even as they cited sharply different rationales. An article by Jeffrey Rosen.

November 30, 2017

WNYC: The Takeaway: Supreme Court Takes Up Search Warrants in the Digital Age

National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen joins WNYC's The Takeaway to discuss Carpenter v. U.S. and the Fourth Amendment.

November 29, 2017

The New York Times: How a Radio Shack Robbery Could Spur a New Era in Digital Privacy

National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen: “Carpenter could be the most important electronic privacy case of the 21st century.”

November 27, 2017

CNN, Smerconish: Trump Packing Courts With Conservatives

National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen: "The appointment of judges will be President Trump's most important legacy..."

November 25, 2017

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