A "Living" Constitution?
Join our scholars on a Saturday morning for a moderated conversation about constitutional interpretation.
Today’s question: Is the Constitution a “living” document?
Teaching American History’s Saturday webinar series provides educators with a chance to participate in a text-based roundtable discussion of American history and politics. For the 2022-2023 season we’ve chosen to highlight controversial topics from America’s past. These webinars are open to social studies, history, government, civics and humanities educators.
Readings (links to follow):
- Meese, Speech to the American Bar Association
- Brennan, “The Constitution of the United States: Contemporary Ratification”
- Posner, “What am I? A Potted Plant?”
- Scalia, “Originalism: The Lesser Evil”
- Vermeule, “Beyond Originalism”
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ashland University
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty at University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
Professor of Political Science and Executive Director at Ashland University