The Constitution Today: 14th Amendment

The Constitution Today: 14th Amendment

Written in the aftermath of the Civil War, the 14th Amendment remains a battleground in the debate over citizenship and rights. Our series on the Constitution Today examines the amendment and how it's been challenged through history.

Written in the aftermath of the Civil War, the 14th Amendment remains a battleground in the debate over citizenship and rights. Our series on the Constitution Today examines the amendment and how it's been challenged through history.

Guests

Bruce Fein

former associate deputy attorney general, Republican counsel during the Iran-contra hearings, and founding partner with the Lichfield Group

Michael Meyerson

professor of law at the University of Baltimore and author of "Liberty's Blueprint" and "Political Numeracy."

Sherrilyn Ifill

professor, University of Maryland School of Law, co-founder of the Reentry of Ex-Offenders Clinic and author of "On the Courthouse Lawn."

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