Award-winning presidential historian Edward Larson, renowned constitutional scholar Akhil Reed Amar, and Douglas Bradburn, founding director of the Washington Library at Mount Vernon, explore Washington’s conception of the presidency.
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As part of our Second Founding celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Reconstruction Amendments, the National Constitution Center hosted two discussions on the history and enduring relevance of the 14th Amendment on May 11, 2016.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen moderates a session from the Aspen Ideas Festival on the Supreme Court with guests Larry Lessig, Nancy Gertner, Neal Katyal, Geoffrey Stone and Nina Totenberg.
David Rubenstein and Jeffrey Rosen discuss the significance of the US Constitution’s first 10 amendments, in this event from the Aspen Ideas Festival.
Distinguished legal experts Erwin Chemerinsky and Frederick Lawrence, and Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick examine the Supreme Court’s landmark 2015-16 session, which included significant cases about affirmative action, abortion, religious liberty, and immigration.