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Apr 4

The summer of 1787 and Egypt’s itch for constitutional reform



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Egypt does not have the luxury of starting from scratch; it must rise from the ashes of decades in which its constitution was rendered meaningless by the “state of emergency” declared by the president.



Apr 4

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



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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… [Continue Reading]



Apr 1

Emily Geiger: Revolutionary Heroine



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Emily had two options – get rid of the message she was carrying or be caught and tried as a spy!



Apr 1

Can We Talk: Ethics and Political Philosophy



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In this excerpt from the Can We Talk: Ethics and Political Philosophy breakout session, participants question whether it’s okay for political debate to be intense and combative.



Apr 1

Can We Talk: Religion



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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.