Geof Stone Discusses "The Constitution, the Practice of Democracy, & Unintended Consequences" on C-SPAN
On October 2, 2011, Geoffrey Stone participated in a panel discussion at The American Academy of Arts and Sciences entitled "The Constitution, the Practice of Democracy, & Unintended Consequences." The description of the panel is below; click through on the "Read more at" link to watch the video.
What's wrong with civic discourse in America today? Have judicial decisions intended to enhance voter participation contributed to a polarized political climate? Does the election primary system promote partisanship and limit the prospects for centrists? Do campaign finance laws work against voter engagement?
- David Souter
Retired Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
- Mickey Edwards
Vice President, Aspen Institute; former member of Congress
- Geoffrey Stone
Professor of Law , University of Chicago Law School
- Heather Gerken
Professor of Law, Yale Law School