Constitution Happy Hour
Special Programs

Constitution Happy Hour 2017

FRIDAYS, MAY 12, 19, 26; JUN 9, 16, 23, 30, 2017, 6:00PM

Guided, topical conversations about the US Constitution and its role in our democracy—with drinks! Reflect, inquire, and build your knowledge of American government during AMMO Café’s happy hour ($5 draft beer and select wine).

Constitution Café is a project of the artist Linda Pollack, who believes, “The U.S. Constitution is a living document, part of our quotidian life, influencing us in both large and small ways daily.” Visit for more information.


May 12: Is it possible to constrain Trump under the War Powers Clause?
With David Glazier, Professor of International Law and the Law of War, Loyola Law School
May 19: Can the Constitution save LGBT and gender-based rights?
With David Codell, Lawyer and Former Visiting Legal Director, Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law

May 26: What are the rights of immigrants under the Constitution?
With Kathleen Kim, Professor of Law, Loyola Law School and Faculty Supervisor, Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic     

June 9: Can our voting rights be salvaged?
With Rick Hasen, Chancellor's Professor of Law and Political Science, UC Irvine School of Law 

June 16: Does the Emoluments Clause disqualify Trump from the presidency? 
With Adam Winkler, Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law                 

June 23: Can we achieve racial justice under the Constitution?
With Samantha Buckingham, Clinical Professor of Law and Director, The Juvenile Justice Clinic, Loyola Law School; and Students team members of The Juvenile Justice Clinic, Loyola Law School

June 30: Is hate speech protected under the Constitution?
With Damon Huss, Senior Editor and Curriculum Specialist, Constitutional Rights Foundation


Location: AMMO in the Hammer Courtyard
Ticketing: This drop-in program is not ticketed.
Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate after 6 p.m. Cash only. 

All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from an anonymous donor.

Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation, and all Hammer members.

The Hammer’s digital presentation of its public programs is made possible by the Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.