Faculty in the News

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ABC News January 12, 2021

Democrats cite rarely used part of 14th Amendment in new impeachment article

Professor Steve Vladeck was quoted by ABC in an article regarding Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, which in theory, gives Congress the authority to bar public officials, who specifically took an oath of allegiance to the U.S. Constitution, from holding office if they "engaged in insurrection or rebellion" against the Constitution.
External link Donald Trump with his right fist in the air, with a graphic of the United States flag hanging sideways above him.

The New York Times January 8, 2021

Have Trump’s Lies Wrecked Free Speech?

Professor Sanford Levinson lends his expertise in a New York Times Opinion piece which examines a debate that has broken out over whether the constitutional protection of the First Amendment has become a threat to democracy.