Building on courses across the College of Arts and Letters and the Law School, the Constitutional Studies minor is designed to encourage students to confront fundamental questions concerning justice, the rule of law, and human flourishing.

For those interested in signing up for the minor, please contact jsmith70@nd.edu to set up an appointment!

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Video: "How the Federalist Opened the Door to the 'Antifederalist Appropriation' of the Constitution"

Author: Constitutional Studies

“How The Federalist Opened the Door to the ‘Antifederalist Appropriation’ of the Constitution” with Jeffrey Tulis (University of Texas at Austin).

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Upcoming Events

March 21“Religious Freedom in Islam: The Fate of a Universal Human Right in the Muslim World Today” with John Allen (Crux) and Mahan Mirza (Notre Dame), on Dan Philpott's new book Will be LIVESTREAMED

March 27"Is it Time to Give Socialism a Try?" with Bhaskhar Sunkara (Jacobin Magazine) and Jay Richards (Catholic University)

March 28: "Smith, Scalia, and Religious Free Exercise: Reconsidering the First Amendment's Protection of Religious Liberty." with Hon. Amul Thapar (U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit)

April 8: A Conversation with a Former Attorney General, featuring Alberto Gonzales

April 8: "The Virtue of Nationalism" with author Yoram Hazony (Herzl Institute)