We the People – 2/17

Free constitutional seminars By David Adler The U.S. Constitution is all-Broadway, all the time. Americans may not realize its center stage presence in the life of the nation, but it governs our daily lives, often sight unseen. There are other junctures, however, when...

We the People – 2/10

The Constitution and the Trump impeachment trial By David Adler The forthcoming Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, sure to dominate headlines and newscasts, raises a host of constitutional questions with political implications likely to extend...

We the People – 2/3

Trial for a former president ? By David Adler Does the U.S. Senate have the authority to hold an impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump? Good-faith arguments have been advanced by both sides in this growing debate, which invites close scrutiny of the...

We the People – 1/27

Impeachment trial of Senate By David Adler Sometime soon, and perhaps this week, private citizen Donald Trump will become the first former president to face a Senate impeachment trial, almost a year to the day when, as President Trump, he was acquitted  by the Senate...

We the People – 1/20

Removing a president By David Adler Memories of the footage of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, on January 6, 2021, will be forever etched in the minds of the citizenry. No American since the War of 1812 has seen an assault on our Temple of Democracy. This siege...

We the People – 1/13

What does a coup look like? By David Adler To its horror, America witnessed on January 6, 2021, an insurrection. Millions watched, in real time. Domestic terrorists laid siege to the U.S. Capitol building in an effort to disrupt Congress from performing its...