Brutus v. Publius: The Fight Over the Judiciary
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Brutus v. Publius: The Fight Over the Judiciary

By 1787, a crisis seemed on the horizon. The existing government of the Union was not working well. The Articles of Confederation was an alliance between pre-existing states. The Articles relied on one state, one vote, one branch of government, which meant it wasn’t really a government. Both the advocates of the Constitution and their […]

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Impeachment and the Founding Fathers
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Impeachment and the Founding Fathers

[KARIN WULF] The sources of disagreement around impeachment are whether or not you should set up a process other than election to remove someone from office, and whether you can create a process that is legal and fair and that best represents the interests of the people. I think there are two things that are […]

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A Pocket Guide to the US Constitution
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A Pocket Guide to the US Constitution

INTERVIEWER: So I see a fair number of kind of mini-Constitutions in and around at some bookstores and things. How’s your book different? And why did you decide to write this one? It’s not a mini-Constitution. It’s a mini-textbook. I wrote this book for my students. It’s a cheat sheet for them. I have students […]

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