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Video: "Are Antidiscrimination Laws Hostile to Freedom or Essential to It?"

Author: Constitutional Studies

"Are Antidiscrimination Laws Hostile to Freedom or Essential to It?"

On March 31, 2017, we hosted a conversation with Professor Richard Epstein (University of Chicago Law, New York University School of Law) and Matthew Coles (UC Hastings College of Law, ACLU).

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Video: "What Does Trump’s Election Mean? Free Speech, the Media, and Political Correctness in the Age of Trump"

Author: Constitutional Studies

What Does Trump’s Election Mean? Find out from two of the nation’s most thoughtful social critics, New York Times columnist Ross Douthat and Wall Street Journal columnist William Galston.

 

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Video: “The Future of Liberalism in the Age of Trump”

Author: Constitutional Studies

We recently hosted a panel discussion with:

  • Tim Roemer '81 M.A., '85 Ph.D. Former Indiana Congressman and Former U.S. Ambassador to India
  • Rogers Smith, Professor of Political Science, Associate Dean of Social Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
  • Dianne Pinderhughes, Chair of Africana Studies, Professor of Political Science, Univeristy of Notre Dame

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Video - Marriage Debate

Author: Jen Smith

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January 27, 2015 - Hesburgh Library at the University of Notre Dame

"What is Marriage? A Conversation on the Meaning of Equality, Rights, and the Future of Marriage"

Featuring:
John Corvino - nationally renowned scholar advocating same-sex marriage and author of What's Wrong with Homosexuality?

Sherif Girgis - Co-author of What is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense, the leading scholarly defense of traditional marriage

Sponsored by the A&L Dean's Fellows and the Tocqueville Program for Inquiry Into Religion & Public Life

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Video - Philip K. Howard

Author: Jen Smith

October 2, 2014
Philip K. Howard

"Can American Government Be Fixed? How We Lost Authority to Govern Ourselves and What to do About It"
by Philip K. Howard

Philip K. Howard is a well-known leader of government and legal reform in America. His new book, The Rule of Nobody (W. W. Norton, April 2014), has been praised by Fareed Zakaria as “an utterly compelling and persuasive book that, if followed, could change the way America works.” His Ted Talk has has been viewed by almost 500,000 people. Mr. Howard is also the author of the best-seller The Death of Common Sense (Random House, 1995), The Collapse of the Common Good (Ballantine Books, 2002) and Life Without Lawyers (W. W. Norton, 2009).…

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Video - 2014 Constituion Day Lecture (James Ceaser)

Author: Jen Smith

The 2014 Constitution Day Lecture at Notre Dame
"The Constitution as Political Theory"
October 10, 2014

James W. Ceaser is Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since 1976. He has written several books on American politics and political thought, including Presidential Selection, Liberal Democracy and Political Science, Reconstructing America, and Nature and History in American Political Development. Professor Ceaser has held visiting professorships at the University of Florence, the University of Basel, Oxford University, the University of Bordeaux, and the University of Rennes. Professor Ceaser is a frequent contributor to the popular press, and he often comments on American Politics for the Voice of America.

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