Equal Protection Lecture Excerpt 1.mov

An introtuction to Equal Protection under the United States Constitution. Equal Protection is a basic right under the American system of government. Lecture on Constitutional Law.

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How may the Speaker of the House be impeached in the event of gross violation of Constitutional law?

considering that Constitutional law protects free speech, free exercise of argument within established decorum for all Senate and House members? http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution.html There is no procedure for such for members of Congress. What can happen though is expulsion, where 2/3ds of the chamber votes to expel a member of Congress (although these votes are almost always […]

does the executive branch of government have the legal right under constitutional law to bailout AIG?

if the executive branch is acting illegally,what legal measures can be taken? The short answer is no. Although the Fed has the authorization to loan unlimited amounts to a company, it cannot buy a company. Despite the semantics with which the takeover took place, the Fed bought the company… However, there are likely no legal […]


Clive Boustred lays the foundations for taking
back OUR Republic from the Criminals who sit
as Judges running a business.

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Lawrence Lessig: Corrupt Congress a Farm League for K Street Lobbyists

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/10/08/Lawrence_Lessig_on_Institutional_Corruption

Stanford law professor Lawrence Lessig makes a sweeping indictment of the relationship between special interest groups, their lobbyists, and Capitol Hill politicians. “Members, staffers and bureaucrats increasingly have a common business model in their head as they serve in Washington,” says Lessig. “The business model is focused on their life after government – life as lobbyists.”


Larry Lessig introduces the Safra lecture series with a discussion on institutional corruption.

He explores the prevalence of this form of corruption in fields ranging from politics to medicine to journalism, and describes his plan to study and contain this problem. – Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard University

Lawrence Lessig is a professor of law at Stanford Law School and founder of the school’s Center for Internet and Society. He teaches and writes in the areas of constitutional law, contracts, and the law of cyberspace. Prior to joining the Stanford faculty, he was Berkman Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a professor at the University of Chicago.

He clerked for Judge Richard Posner on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and for Justice Antonin Scalia on the United States Supreme Court. For much of his career, he has focused on law and technology, especially as it affects copyright.

Recognized for arguing against interpretations of copyright that could stifle innovation and discourse online, he is CEO of the Creative Commons project, and he has been a columnist for Wired, Red Herring, and The Industry Standard.

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Iowa’s Constitution and Same-Sex Marriage Supreme Court Decision

A look at the history of civil rights in Iowa, including an 1868 decision preventing segregation in schools, and allowing women to be lawyers in 1869, the first in the nation. How does Iowa’s constitution talk about individual rights and minority rights, and how was that taken into consideration in the April 3, 2009, ruling allowing same-sex marriages in the state?

Guests on this program are: Mark Kende, Des Moines: Professor of Law; James Madison Chair in Constitutional Law and Director of the Drake Constitutional Law Center and Karen Thalacker, Waverly: Lecturer in Public Law, Wartburg College; Attorney, Gallagher, Langlas, and Gallagher; Author, The New Lawyers Handbook.”

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