Social Sciences Forum

Disaffection with the U.S. Constitution

Social Sciences Forum Sanford Levinson, W. St. John Garwood and W. St. John Garwood, Jr. Centennial Chair, University of Texas School of Law “Disaffection with the U.S. Constitution” Friday, September 16, 12 p.m.  310 University Center Sanford Levinson has argued the Constitution is fundamentally undemocratic and in need of revision. Levinson’s call for a new constitutional …

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Constitution & Citizenship Day Lecture: Counter-Stories: Protecting Civil Rights and Civil Liberties in Wartime

Social Sciences Forum Mark Graber, Jacob A. France Professor of Constitutionalism, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law  Tuesday, September 15 | 4:30 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery  Mark Graber examines the problems of how and why the U.S. has often enacted restrictive policies during wartime, and how military conflicts and tensions …

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The Stronghold: How Republicans Captured Congress but Surrendered the White House

Social Sciences Forum Wednesday, February 11 | 4:30 p.m. Thomas Schaller, Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at UMBC  University Center 310 Once the party of presidents, the GOP in recent elections has failed to pull together convincing national majorities. Republicans have lost four of the last six presidential races and lost …

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