This free professional development program is hosted by the American Bar
Association provide participants with a broader understanding of the
Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and how to develop
inquiry-based lessons that focus on the Fourteenth Amendment for classroom
Online Discussion Schedule (Spring 2018)
The Exploring the Fourteenth Amendment webinar series is open to anyone
interested in participating. Click on each webinar to register. Each program
is free, and will be archived for later viewing.
January 16, 2018, 4:30-5:30 pm EST
Passing the Civil Rights Act
Presenter: Clay Risen
Join New York Times editor and Bill of the Century author Clay Risen in a
discussion of the debates surrounding ratification of the Civil Rights Act
of 1964. The Fourteenth Amendment figured heavily into Civil Rights
arguments, so learn more about how it influenced lawmakers in Congress as
they passed this landmark legislation.
February 21, 2018, 4:30-5:30 pm EST
Gender Equality and the Fourteenth Amendment
Presenter: Jill Hasday
Submit a question during this question and answer interview with University
of Minnesota law professor Jill Hasday. Program will discuss how the
Fourteenth Amendment has been applied to gender equality issues before the
U.S. Supreme Court.
March 13, 2018, 4:30-5:30 pm EST
Citizenship and the Fourteenth Amendment
Presenter: Martha Jones
Historian Martha Jones will lead a discussion from Johns Hopkins University
examining how the Fourteenth Amendment transformed American citizenship and
continues to affect our nation today. She has argued that the Amendment
solved big problems, but created others, and if we ever hope to solve them,
our nation needs another transformative moment.
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