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September 2017

The Living Constitution’s Dead Hand

September 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
@ Stanford: Paul Brest Hall,
555 Salvatierra Walk
Stanford, CA 94305 United States
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Those who study and think about the Constitution often ask:  Why does a document written more than two hundred years ago continue to bind us today?  A prominent answer has been that ours is a “living constitution”–one that adapts and changes over time.  But does living constitutionalism as practiced by the Supreme Court really solve the problem of the dead hand of the past or might it, at times, risk accentuating that problem? Please join Stanford Law School and the…

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Supreme Court Roundup

September 28 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
@ SLS: Room 290,
Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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