Podcast: Lessig, Levinson on changing our Constitution

April 17, 2014

Lawrence Lessig from Harvard and Sanford Levinson from the University of Texas join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to discuss if America needs a second Constitutional convention and what challenges such a meeting would pose.


Podcast: Jeffrey Toobin on The Broken Constitution

April 14, 2014

The National Constitution Center's Jeffrey Rosen hosts a wide-ranging discussion with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin about whether or not we should blame the Founding Fathers for the current problems in government. Toobin first talked about this subject in a New Yorker article.


Podcast: Sarah Lewis and the Freedom in Failure

April 11, 2014

Curator and art historian Sarah Lewis talks about creative endeavors using inspiration from Frederick Douglass and Samuel Morse, in this conversation with National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen.


Podcast: Barack Obama and the Imperial Presidency argument

April 10, 2014

Gene Healy from the Cato Institute and Simon Lazarus from the Constitutional Accountability Center debate recent allegations that President Barack Obama has overstepped his constitutional powers as President, in a podcast hosted by the National Constitution Center's Jeffrey Rosen.


Podcast: The epic battle for the Civil Rights Act

April 7, 2014

New York Times editor Clay Risen talks about his newest book, The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act, at the National Constitution Center with the Center's president, Jeffrey Rosen.


Podcast: Floyd Abrams and Lawrence Lessig on the McCutcheon campaign finance decision

April 2, 2014

The Supreme Court has changed the landscape of campaign finance again in its biggest ruling on the subject since the 2010 Citizens United case. Noted experts Floyd Abrams and Lawrence Lessig join our Jeffrey Rosen to sort out what this means for the First Amendment and elections in America.


Podcast: Alan Dershowitz On The Constitution, O.J. and Hobby Lobby

March 30, 2014

The legendary and unpredictable Alan Dershowitz speaks to a sold-out audience at the National Constitution Center about the Hobby Lobby case, the O.J. Simpson trial, and the meanest client he ever defended.


Podcast: What are the broader issues in the Hobby Lobby case?

March 26, 2014

What will happen with the latest Obamacare challenge, and what are the broader implications of the Hobby Lobby case? Ilya Shapiro  from the Cato Institute and David H. Gans from the Constitutional Accountability Center join Jeffrey Rosen for a spirited podcast discussion of this important Supreme Court decision.


Podcast: Will the New Mexico photography case blow up anti-discrimination laws?

March 24, 2014

Should a company be allowed to refuse customers because of their sexual orientation? Two leading experts, Michael Dorf and Richard Epstein, debate this very complicated issue in a podcast moderated by Jeffrey Rosen for the National Constitution Center.


Podcast: Is the free press better off 50 years after the Sullivan decision?

March 14, 2014

On the 50th anniversary of the New York Times v. Sullivan decision, Richard Epstein from the New York University School of Law and Geoffrey Stone from the University of Chicago Law School discuss if the free press is in a better place now, or if the decision needs to be revisited.