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Constitution Happy Hour
Special Programs

ONLINE: Constitution Happy Hour 2020

Tuesday MAY 12, 2020 5:00 PM PDT

May 12: Does the US Constitution grant Congress or a state grand jury the power to subpoena a president's financial records? Learn more about oversight, authority, and whether the Supreme Court will provide clarity on these issues or send them back to Congress to decide. Fix a drink and join Loyola Law School professor Jessica Levinson for a live, interactive Zoom discussion.

Part of the artist Linda Pollack’s ongoing project My Daily Constitution.

Constitution Happy Hour - May 12, 2020
This video is also posted on YouTube where you can access captions and a full transcript.

Recent Happy Hour Recordings

April 30: Where do our representatives get the power to implement stay-at-home orders during a pandemic? At what point does government action unconstitutionally trample on individual rights?

Part of the artist Linda Pollack’s ongoing project My Daily Constitution.

Constitution Happy Hour - April 30, 2020
This video is also posted on YouTube where you can access captions and a full transcript.
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