Oct 30, 2017
Maybe it is time to overhaul the U.S. Constitution…at least that is the view of one legal scholar. He says, “We are used to falling back on the Constitution to save us, and find it disturbing when it fails to do that. But what if, instead of a panacea, the Constitution itself is the root of many of our problems.
Guest: Sanford Levinson is an American legal scholar, a professor of law at the University of Texas Law School, and a professor in the Department of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of a number of books and co-author, with his wife Cynthia Levinson, of "Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Framers, Their Fights, and the Flaws That Affect Us Today."
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