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How should we interpret our constitutions?: A debate with Alon Harel


Right before Thanksgiving I participated in a debate on constitutional interpretation with my visiting colleague Alon Harel (whose work I discussed here). It was moderated (with great insight) by my colleague Richard McAdams as well. And then we took a lot of audience questions.

If you're interested in listening to the event, you can hear it here. Alon's comments begin at 0:01:28. Mine begin at 6:42. And I particularly enjoyed the question about oaths at 32:01, though all of the questions were great.

The whole thing was sponsored by the American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society. Thanks to them for putting together a great event.