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Are We Still a Nation of Laws?

Jurisprudence. Law. Regulation. The Judiciary. From the Supreme Court to the regulatory regime of the administrative state, the Constitution and the very meaning and purpose of law in America is in dispute.

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Matthew Spalding joins the Claremont Institute at the APSA 8.30.2019

Matthew Spalding, Associate Vice President of Hillsdale College and Fellow at the Claremont Institute, appeared on a panel at the American Political Science Association's annual meeting to discuss the 116th Congress and its efficacy as a lawmaking body.

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Does the Right Dare Fight?

Putting the question to David French about moral reasoning in action.

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Dr. John Eastman joins “Life, Liberty, & Levin” 5.12.19

Dr. John Eastman joins Mark Levin on "Life, Liberty, & Levin" to discuss the problems with obstruction of justice claims emerging from Part II of the Mueller Report.

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1:09:58

America’s Cold Civil War

Is America in a cold civil war? The Claremont Institute and Heritage Foundation team up to discuss the deep divide our country now finds itself in.

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John Eastman on “The Ingraham Angle,” 2.19.19

Eastman joined Laura Ingraham to discuss the national emergency lawsuit.

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Eastman Debates Originalism

John Eastman, Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute, debates Michael Gerhardt on whether or not the U.S. Constitution should be interpreted according to its original public meaning at the Heritage Foundation.

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After Trump: The Political and Moral Legitimacy of American Government

Claremont Institute Senior Fellow John Marini is one of the few experts on American Government who understood the rise of Trump from the beginning of the 2016 election cycle. Now he looks to the fundamental question that Trump's presidency raises: is the legitimacy of our political system based on the authority of the American people and the American nation-state, or the authority of experts and their technical knowledge in the service of "progress"?

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Our Revolution’s Logic

In 2010, Claremont Institute Senior Fellow Angelo Codevilla reintroduced the notion of "the ruling class" back into American popular discourse. In 2017, he described contemporary American politics as a "cold civil war." Now he applies the "logic of revolution" to our current political scene.

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Jurisprudence Award Presentation-Constitution Day 2017

Judge Edith Jones accepts the Claremont Institute's 2017 Jurisprudence Award. The Claremont Institute commemorated the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with panel discussions addressing some of the most pressing threats to our constitutional system.

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1:20:43

Masterpiece Cakeshop and the Future of Religious Liberty

The Claremont Institute commemorated the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with panel discussions addressing some of the most pressing threats to our constitutional system. Panel 1: "Masterpiece Cakeshop and the Future of Religious Liberty."

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The Administrative State and the New “Conservative” Majority on the Supreme Court

The Claremont Institute commemorated the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with panel discussions addressing some of the most pressing threats to our constitutional system. Panel 2: The Administrative State and the New "Conservative" Majority on the Supreme Court.

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John Eastman joins “The Larry Elder Show” 7.12.17

Was Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer illegal? On July 12th, Claremont CCJ Founding Director Dr. John Eastman joined The Larry Elder Show to discuss the controversial meeting from a legal perspective.

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John Eastman joins “McIntyre In The Morning” 7.5.17

Claremont CCJ Founding Director Dr. John Eastman joined McIntyre In The Morning to discuss Trump impeachment chances from a constitutional perspective.

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John Eastman joins “McIntyre In The Morning” 6.27.17

Claremont CCJ Founding Director Dr. John Eastman joins "McIntyre In The Morning" to discuss the Supreme Court's ruling on the Trump administration's travel ban, and more.

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John Eastman joins “Liberty Watch” 6.25.17

Claremont CCJ Founding Director Dr. John Eastman joins "Liberty Watch" to discuss recent important Supreme Court cases. Dr. Eastman's segment begins at the 24:28 minute mark.

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John Eastman on “The Larry Elder Show” 6.12.17

What is the Constitution's emoluments clause, and what is the argument that President Trump violated it? Claremont CCJ Founding Director Dr. John Eastman joins The Larry Elder Show to discuss DC and Maryland suing President Trump based on the emoluments clause of the Constitution.

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John Eastman joins “The Larry Elder Show” 5.16.17

Claremont CCJ Founding Director Dr. John Eastman joins "The Larry Elder Show" to discuss Trump's recent immigration executive order, the Comey memo, and sanctuary cities.

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John Eastman joins “McIntyre in the Morning” 4.6.17

After Democrats successfully blocked Judge Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination from advancing in the Senate, Dr. John C. Eastman, Founding Director of the Claremont Institute's Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, joined "McIntyre in the Morning" to discuss the Republicans' vow to use the nuclear option.

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John Eastman joins “Gurvey’s Law” 3.20.17

John Eastman joins "Gurvey's Law" to discuss court challenges to President Trump's recent executive order on immigration, and whether or not they are politically-motivated.

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John Eastman joins “The Mark Levin Show” 3.2.17

Dr. John Eastman joins "The Mark Levin Show" to discuss his latest piece from The Claremont Review of Books, entitled "President Trump, Meet the Real President Jackson."

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The Jurisprudence of Clarence Thomas: 25 Years on the Court: The Declaration as the Central Ideal in American Constitutionalism

The Claremont Institute and Federalist Society joined together for a two-part panel discussion to consider Justice Clarence Thomas's 25 years on the Supreme Court. Panel 2: The Jurisprudence of Clarence Thomas: 25 Years on the Court: The Declaration as the Central Ideal in American Constitutionalism.

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The Jurisprudence of Clarence Thomas: 25 Years on the Court

The Claremont Institute and Federalist Society hosted The Jurisprudence of Clarence Thomas: 25 Years on the Court. This two-part panel discussion considered Justice Clarence Thomas's quarter century on the Supreme Court. Panel 1: The Jurisprudence of Clarence Thomas.

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Closing Remarks – Constitution Day 2016

John Eastman delivers the closing remarks at the Claremont Institute's 2016 Constitution Day Celebration.

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1:12:47

Politicization of the Executive Branch-Constitution Day 2016

Dean Reuter, Hans A. von Spakovsky, and Lawrence VanDyke discuss our increasingly politicized executive branch.

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The States’ View of Federal Government Overreach – Constitution Day 2016

Adam Laxalt delivers the keynote address are the Claremont Institute's 2016 Constitution Day Celebration.

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Jurisprudence Award Presentation-Constitution Day 2016

Judge Alice Batchelder accepts the Claremont Institute's 2016 Jurisprudence Award.