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Over the last 10 years, ConSource has connected thousands of American citizens of all ages to our nation’s constitutional history by creating a comprehensive, easily searchable, fully-indexed, and freely accessible digital library of historical sources related to the creation, ratification, and amendment of the United States Constitution. Our team not only curates important digital collections of historical materials, but also creates research reports and educational resources to meet the specific needs of scholars and authors, legal practitioners and government officials, educators and students, journalists and the general public.

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From the Blog: Watch ConSource Annual Constitution Day Celebration Online

Wed, 14 Sep 2016

“Judging Statutes: Interpreting Congress’ Laws Under the Constitution”

A Conversation with Judge Robert Katzmann, Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and Professor Emily Gold Waldman, Pace University School of Law

Thursday, September 15 at 8:30 p.m. 

Live webcast and video available here: http://library.fora.tv/event/consources_eighth_annual_constitution_day_celebration/watchlive

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