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2012 Constitution Day

September 21, 2012

Moderated by former President Clinton speechwriter Michael Waldman, NYU's Constitution Day 2012 featured a panel of expert speakers exploring voting rights and First Amendment protections in the government’s founding document — as well as the challenges facing each of them today. 


Event Video

John Brademas

Introduction and Opening Remarks

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John Brademas

Professor Zephyr Teachout

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John Brademas

Audience Questions and Discussion

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John Brademas

Professor Burt Neuborne

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A nonpartisan law and policy institute that focuses on fundamental issues of democracy and justice, the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law is one of the nation's leading legal voices on election law, Constitutional law, government reform and racial justice. In 2008 it protected the voting rights of at least 500,000 citizens. The Boston Globe called the Center "indispensible." Learn more »


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