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The Amendments & YOU! 13th & 15th Amendments (w/ Stacy Washington) show art The Amendments & YOU! 13th & 15th Amendments (w/ Stacy Washington)

Constitutional Chats hosted by Janine Turner and Cathy Gillespie

How the 13th Amendment abolished slavery and the 15th Amendment prohibited denying citizens the right to vote based on race, color, or previous condition of servitude. Continuing our “The Amendments and YOU!” series, Janine Turner, Cathy Gillespie, and student ambassadors Tova Love Kaplan and Dakare Chatman interview Stacy Washington on how these two amendments aimed to protect the rights and equality of recently emancipated slaves and persons of all races.

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Bill of Rights & YOU! Passing the Bill of Rights (w/ Professor Brion McClanahan) show art Bill of Rights & YOU! Passing the Bill of Rights (w/ Professor Brion McClanahan)

Constitutional Chats hosted by Janine Turner and Cathy Gillespie

Happy Bill of Rights Day! In part 10, the final installment, of our “Bill of Rights & YOU!” series, Cathy Gillespie and student ambassador Tova Love Kaplan interview Professor Brion McClanahan on the ratification process of the Bill of Rights, what proposed amendments were not ratified, and how the Bill of Rights as a whole protects Americans to this day.

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Bill of Rights & YOU! 9th & 10th Amendments (w/ George Landrith) show art Bill of Rights & YOU! 9th & 10th Amendments (w/ George Landrith)

Constitutional Chats hosted by Janine Turner and Cathy Gillespie

How do the 9th and 10th Amendments limit the power of the national government via the principles of federalism? In part 9 of our “Bill of Rights & YOU!” series, Janine Turner, Cathy Gillespie, and student ambassadors Tova Love Kaplan and Dakare Chatman interview George Landrith on how these two amendments protect the rights of the people and reserve power to the state governments.

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Bill of Rights & YOU! 6th, 7th, & 8th Amendments (w/ Judge Michael Warren) show art Bill of Rights & YOU! 6th, 7th, & 8th Amendments (w/ Judge Michael Warren)

Constitutional Chats hosted by Janine Turner and Cathy Gillespie

How does the Bill of Rights outline the rights of the accused and protect those working through the justice system? In part 8 of our “Bill of Rights & YOU!” series, Janine Turner, Cathy Gillespie, Tova Love Kaplan, and Dakare Chatman interview Judge Michael Warren on how both civil and criminal cases proceed through the court system, the role and selection of a jury, and what constitutes excessive bail for those charged, and fines and punishments for those found guilty.

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Bill of Rights & YOU! Fifth Amendment (w/ J. Eric Wise) show art Bill of Rights & YOU! Fifth Amendment (w/ J. Eric Wise)

Constitutional Chats hosted by Janine Turner and Cathy Gillespie

What does it mean when the Fifth Amendment provides for protection of rights to life, liberty, and property? In part 7 of our “Bill of Rights & YOU!” series, Janine Turner, Cathy Gillespie, and Tova Love Kaplan interview J. Eric Wise on the function of a grand jury, “double jeopardy” and the appeals process, and what it means to “plead the Fifth.”

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Bill of Rights & YOU! Fourth Amendment (w/ Cully Stimson) show art Bill of Rights & YOU! Fourth Amendment (w/ Cully Stimson)

Constitutional Chats hosted by Janine Turner and Cathy Gillespie

What does it mean when the 4th Amendment provides for protection against unreasonable searches and seizures? In part 6 of our “Bill of Rights & YOU!” series, Janine Turner, Cathy Gillespie, and Tova Love Kaplan interview Cully Stimson on what defines probable cause, what legal, “reasonable” search is, and the myriad of ways the 4th Amendment has been used in court cases, all the way up to the Supreme Court.

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Bill of Rights & YOU! Third Amendment (w/ Professor John McCurdy) show art Bill of Rights & YOU! Third Amendment (w/ Professor John McCurdy)

Constitutional Chats hosted by Janine Turner and Cathy Gillespie

What does it mean when the Third Amendment states, “No soldier shall, in time of peace, be quartered in any house without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war but in a manner to be prescribed by law,” AKA housing soldiers? In part 5 of our “Bill of Rights & YOU!” series, Janine Turner, Cathy Gillespie, and Tova Love Kaplan interview Professor John McCurdy on quartering soldiers, expectations of privacy, and potential applications of the Third Amendment in the modern day.

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Bill of Rights & YOU! Second Amendment (w/ Professor David Kopel) show art Bill of Rights & YOU! Second Amendment (w/ Professor David Kopel)

Constitutional Chats hosted by Janine Turner and Cathy Gillespie

What does it mean when the Second Amendment states, “A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed,” AKA the right to bear arms? In part 4 of our “Bill of Rights & YOU!” series, Janine Turner, Cathy Gillespie, Tova Love Kaplan, and Dakare Chatman interview David Kopel on the right of citizens to self-defense and protection, the purpose and role of a militia, and the 2nd Amendment as an anti-tyranny docum

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Bill of Rights & YOU! First Amendment part 2: Petition, Speech, Press, Assembly (w/ Professor Erin Hawley) show art Bill of Rights & YOU! First Amendment part 2: Petition, Speech, Press, Assembly (w/ Professor Erin Hawley)

Constitutional Chats hosted by Janine Turner and Cathy Gillespie

The First Amendment protects our rights to freedom of speech, freedom of the press, petition the government for a redress of grievances, and peaceably assemble? In part 3 of our “Bill of Rights & YOU!” series, Janine Turner, Cathy Gillespie, Tova Love Kaplan, and Dakare Chatman interview Erin Hawley on the process for petitioning the government, where the idea to protect these unalienable rights originated, and using your 1st Amendment rights to make a change in your community or in the nation!

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Bill of Rights & YOU! First Amendment part 1: Freedom of Religion (w/ Professor Kevin Gutzman) show art Bill of Rights & YOU! First Amendment part 1: Freedom of Religion (w/ Professor Kevin Gutzman)

Constitutional Chats hosted by Janine Turner and Cathy Gillespie

What does it mean when the First Amendment states, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,” also known as the freedom of religion? In part 2 of our “Bill of Rights & YOU!” series, Janine Turner, Cathy Gillespie, and Tova Love Kaplan interview Professor Kevin Gutzman on the historical context of religious liberty in the United States, the First Amendment’s role as a Federalism provision, and more!

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How does the Bill of Rights outline the rights of the accused and protect those working through the justice system? In part 8 of our “Bill of Rights & YOU!” series, Janine Turner, Cathy Gillespie, and student ambassadors Tova Love Kaplan and Dakare Chatman interview Judge Michael Warren on how both civil and criminal cases proceed through the court system, the role and selection of a jury, and what constitutes excessive bail for those charged, and fines and punishments for those found guilty.

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