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The Constitution as an election issue


Hour 1

The constitution, its relevance  and how it should be interpreted has been the matter of some debate during this campaign season.  In question among some candidates is the separation of church and state, the definition of citizenship (14th Amendment) the government’s right to tax (16th Amendment), how senators are elected (17th Amendment), as well as the constitutionality of some important federal programs and laws.  In this hour of Radio Times, we talk with Temple law professors DAVID POST and PETER SPIRO about the Constitution and its interpretation.

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