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.

Duration : 0:9:17

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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.”

Duration : 0:21:0

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