Lecture Series 2012-2015

United States Constitution

Program for Preserving a Free and Prosperous Society Lecture Series History (2012-2015)


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  • Fall 2014: Philip Hamburger, Maurice & Hilda Friedman Professor of Law, Columbia Law School Title: "Is Administrative Law Unlawful?" | Flyer
  • Spring 2014: Daniel DiSalvo, Associate Professor of Political Science, City University of New York Title: "Government Against Itself: Public Union Power and Its Consequences" 
  • Spring 2014: Peter Schuck, Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law, Yale Law School Title: "Why Government Fails so Often, and How it Can Do Better" | Flyer


  • Spring 2013: Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics, Ohio University Title: "Does College Cost Too Much? The Coming Crisis in Higher Education"
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  • Fall 2013: James Ceaser, Professor of Politics, University of Virginia Title: "The Constitution and National Greatness" Ronald J. Pestritto, Charles and Lucia Shipley Chair in the American Constitution, Hillsdale College Title: "Was Lincoln a Progressive?: Wilson, Lincoln, and the Progressives' Claim to Lincoln's Legacy" | Flyer


  • Spring 2012: R. Shep Melnick, Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. Professor of American Politics, Boston College Title: "From Enlightened Administration to Adversarial Legalism" Sidney Milkis, White Burkett Miller Professor of Politics, University of Virginia Title: "What Happened to Post-Partisanship? Barack Obama and the New American Party System" | Flyer
  • Fall 2012: Lucas Morel, Lewis G. John Term Professor of Politics, Washington and Lee University Title: "Lincoln, Emancipation, and the New Birth of Freedom: On Remaining a Constitutional People" | Flyer