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This week features Constitutional scholar and Maryland State Senator Jamie Raskin to talk with us about the difference between unions and corporations under the law, and judicial activism.
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Jamie Raskin is a professor of constitutional law at American University Washington College of Law, a Maryland State Senator, and a Senior Fellow at People for the American Way. The Director of WCL’s Program on Law and Government and founder of its acclaimed Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, Raskin teaches Constitutional Law, Legislation, and First Amendment.
He has written dozens of law review articles and essays and several influential books, including the Washington Post Bestseller Overruling Democracy: The Supreme Court versus the American People (2003), which examines patterns of conservative judicial activism and interference with democratic politics, and We the Students (3d ed. 2008), a CQ Press and Supreme Court Historical Society Bestseller which examines the Supreme Court’s treatment of America’s high school students and their rights.
An active constitutional and public interest lawyer, Raskin has represented clients as diverse as Reverend Jesse Jackson, SEIU, students resisting censorship, Ross Perot and Greenpeace, and was Chairman of Maryland’s State Higher Education Labor Relations Board.
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