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Mar 23

At the Table: Latvian students have 2nd Sunday Supper



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The common aim of the supper was to learn more about the Third Awakening and the civic engagement experience of those involved in the historical processes of Latvia regaining its independence.



Mar 22

Health care hearings – what to listen for (Part 2)



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Few exercises in interpreting the Constitution are as bizarre as the one that the Supreme Court and lower courts go through if they strike down only a part of a multi-faceted law, and then decide what of the remainder can survive.



Mar 21

Presidential Madness: the Sweet 16 (part two)



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Welcome to Presidential Madness Round Two. This year we’re determined to figure out which fictional commander in chief would make the best real-life president.



Mar 20

Health care hearings – what to listen for (Part 1 of 2)



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For both lawyers, most of the questions coming from the bench probably will be about Congress’s powers under the Commerce Clause, though some will explore the Necessary and Proper Clause, and at least a few questions may focus on the mandate as a form of tax.



Mar 20

Are voter ID laws constitutional? (And are they a good idea?)



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Should states require voters to show photo identification to vote? As with just about any policy issue, there is a diversity of opinions. But perhaps the most endearing answer is one provided by a young visitor to the National Constitution Center. In response to the question, which was posed to visitors in the Center’s main… [Continue Reading]