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Dec 2

The Constitution in “Quotes”: 2007 PJP Participant Kathleen Sullivan’s Nuanced View of Citizen’s United



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“Citizens United has been unjustly maligned as radically departing from settled free speech tradition. In fact, the clashing opinions in the case simply illustrate that free speech tradition has different strands. The libertarian strand from which the majority draws support emphasizes that freedom of speech is a negative command that protects a system of speech,… [Continue Reading]



Dec 2

"Boardwalk Empire" true to life



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Watching HBO’s Boardwalk Empire (a show focused on prohibition-era Atlantic City) not long ago, I couldn’t help but be struck by the performance of Stephen Graham as Al Capone. This, I realized, might be the first Hollywood production ever to get Capone right.



Dec 1

In WikiLeaks wake, whistle-blower bill set to pass



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Congress is poised to pass a bill protecting whistle-blowers in the aftermath of this week’s release of U.S. diplomatic secrets on the WikiLeaks website.



Dec 1

Can't we all just get along?



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On March 26 the National Constitution Center will present an innovative public forum examining what many see as the sorry state of the nation’s political discourse.



Nov 30

Don't ask don't tell and the tyranny of the minority



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Most Americans support the repeal of DADT. So why hasn’t it been repealed? The answer, in part, is the Constitution.