The Constitution: Contemporary Debates (1998) *SOLD OUT*

Five Alternating Wednesdays: October 16, 30, November 13, skip for Thanksgiving, December 4, 18, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

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$125.00 (10% off for members)

Now more than ever, the constitutionality of government action occupies a central place in our public debate. Taught by Professor Joseph Hartman, who teaches constitutional law and political theory at Georgetown University, this class will delve into selected contemporary issues of constitutional significance, including the nature of executive power and the boundaries of privilege, the extent of the Congressional investigatory power, the constitutional framework for impeachment, and the challenges faced by the federal judiciary in its role as authoritative interpreter of the Constitution. Five Alternating Wednesdays: October 16, 30, November 13, skip for Thanksgiving, December 4, 18, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. *SOLD OUT*

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Joseph Hartman teaches political theory, constitutional law and American government in the Department of Government at Georgetown University. Prior to his time in the academy he spent more than a decade as a litigation attorney in private practice with a large law firm in Washington, D.C. He earned his Ph.D. in Government from Georgetown in 2015 (where he also served as the Interim Director of the Tocqueville Forum on the Roots of American Democracy). He holds a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School (1999) and a B.A. in American Government from the University of Virginia (1996). His academic and intellectual interests focus on the relationship between political thought and theology in the Western tradition and contemporary issues relating to public and constitutional law.

REFUND POLICY: Please note that we can issue class refunds up until seven (7) days before the first class session.

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