WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A JURY GETS IT WRONG? EXAMINING THE SIXTH AMENDMENT RIGHT TO A FAIR TRIAL

by Erin Moriarty, 2010 Jennings Fellow In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and […]

Can We Talk: Religion

In this excerpt from the Can We Talk: Religion breakout session, participants consider whether there is a religious obligation to become an active participant in society, and how religion creates both civility and incivility.

Can We Talk: History

In this excerpt from the Can We Talk: History breakout session, participants discuss some historic examples of incivility and compromise, and what can we learn about civility from the study of history.

Can We Talk: Civic and Social Entrepreneurs

In this excerpt from the Can We Talk: Civic and Social Entrepreneurs breakout session, participants question whether incivility is a result of society avoiding to confront important issues, and whether policymaking be done behind closed doors?

Can We Talk: Media and Communications

In this excerpt from the Can We Talk: Media and Communications breakout session, participants ask a broad range of questions from “Is media programming politically bias?” to “Is Sesame Street good for kids?”