History

A More or Less Perfect Union, A Personal Exploration by Judge Douglas Ginsburg

Delve into the Bill of Rights, which protects free speech, religious freedom, and the rights of persons accused of a crime, and discover the Supreme Court decisions that set back racial justice for nearly a century after the Civil War.

A Constitution for All

55m 41s

Delve into the Bill of Rights, which protects free speech, religious freedom, and the rights of persons accused of a crime, and discover the Supreme Court decisions that set back racial justice for nearly a century after the Civil War.

Episodes

  • Our Constitution at Risk: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Our Constitution at Risk

    S1 E3 - 55m 41s

    Discover how the Constitution is under assault today and how all three branches of government – and we the people -- are contributing to the problem. See how Americans have fought for more than two centuries to establish, expand and preserve liberty.

  • A Constitution for All: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Constitution for All

    S1 E2 - 55m 41s

    Delve into the Bill of Rights, which protects free speech, religious freedom, and the rights of persons accused of a crime, and discover the Supreme Court decisions that set back racial justice for nearly a century after the Civil War.

  • A Constitution in Writing: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Constitution in Writing

    S1 E1 - 55m 41s

    Examine the struggles and compromises in the creation of the document that protects our liberties. Constitutional experts, “Framers,” and everyday Americans weigh in on the rule of law, the branches of government, and the debate over originalism.

Extras + Features

  • Our Constitution at Risk | Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Our Constitution at Risk | Preview

    S1 E3 - 30s

    Discover how the Constitution is under assault today and how all three branches of government – and we the people -- are contributing to the problem. See how Americans have fought for more than two centuries to establish, expand and preserve liberty.

  • Affirmative Action: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Affirmative Action

    S1 E3 - 1m 59s

    Judge Douglas Ginsburg investigates the history of affirmative action and the United States constitution.

  • A Constitution for All | Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Constitution for All | Preview

    S1 E2 - 30s

    Delve into the Bill of Rights, which protects free speech, religious freedom, and the rights of persons accused of a crime, and discover the Supreme Court decisions that set back racial justice for nearly a century after the Civil War.

  • Freedom of Speech: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Freedom of Speech

    S1 E2 - 2m 12s

    A look at the history of free speech and the first amendment of the United States Constitution.

  • A Constitution in Writing | Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Constitution in Writing | Preview

    S1 E1 - 30s

    Examine the struggles and compromises in the creation of the document that protects our liberties. Constitutional experts, “Framers,” and everyday Americans weigh in on the rule of law, the branches of government, and the debate over originalism.

  • Slavery and the Constitution: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Slavery and the Constitution

    S1 E1 - 3m 12s

    Even the framers of the constitution recognized that slavery was against the values of the American revolution. So why did most of the nation's founding fathers own slaves? Judge Douglas Ginsburg sheds some light on the subject.

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