by Nicole Flatow
In the third session of the American Constitution Society’s webcast series, “What the Constitution Means and How to Interpret It,” former NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund President Theodore M. Shaw will delve into the Constitution’s principle of equality.
During a 30-minute live-streamed discussion, Shaw, a law professor at Columbia University and of counsel at Fulbright & Jaworski, will discuss the seminal case Brown v. Board of Education, gender equality, and congressional enforcement of civil rights. Following a 15-minute presentation, Shaw will take questions for 15 minutes.
Other webcasts in the nine-part series on understanding the Constitution will focus on democracy, criminal justice and liberty. Each session, led by a preeminent scholar, mirrors a chapter in the ACS-published book, Keeping Faith with the Constitution, by Pamela Karlan, Goodwin Liu and Christopher H. Schroeder.
Both lawyers/law students and non-lawyers are encouraged to participate and interact with questions, tweets and Facebook comments. If you are on Twitter, please join ACS both during and after tomorrow’s session at the hashtag #ACSclass.
The Oct. 5 webcast will occur at 12 p.m. EDT and is free and open to everyone. To see the full schedule and accompanying readings, visit the web page for “What the Constitution Means and How to Interpret It.”