Join the Federalist Society and Professor Tuan Samahon of Villanova Law for an interesting discussion of the 17th Amendment and its effect on our governmental structure. Can the political safeguard of federalism be restored? What role did the Seventeenth Amendment play in stripping the states of a seat at the national legislative table? This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 17th Amendment, which is an under-appreciated structural amendment to the Constitution that fundamentally altered the national/state federal balance. What benefits resulted, if any, from the direct election of U.S. senators? For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.
Environmental Law Newsletter – 2017
Read about the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic’s first 10 years, a new book on regulating after crises, faculty scholarship, and more.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Prof. Siegel discuss the Court’s recent and upcoming terms, the importance of consensus, and Ginsburg’s legacy at D.C. Summer Institute event.