The New Textualism: How to Use the Text and History of the Constitution to Make Progressive Arguments

Elizabeth Wydra

m4s0n501 Elizabeth Wydra gave an ACS lunch talk on March 5, titled  “The New Textualism: How to Use the Text and History of the Constitution to Make Progressive Arguments”. Wydra is chief counsel for the Constitutional Accountability Center (CAC) in Washington, D.C. The organization seeks to use textualist constitutional interpretation to further progressive causes like …

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Local Progressive Policymaking with David Chiu

David Chiu

On February 21st David Chiu, President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, visited HLS for an ACS and APLSA co-sponsored lunch talk about progressive policymaking. Mr. Chiu was enthusiastic about bringing new ideas to San Francisco, and emphasized the power of local government to improve the lives of city residents. Mr. Chiu began his …

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