The Engagement: America’s Quarter-Century Struggle Over Same-Sex Marriage

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On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that state bans on gay marriage were unconstitutional, making same-sex unions legal across the United States. However, the road to that historic decision was much longer than many realize. Nationally recognized political journalist Sasha Issenberg will return to the Institute to guide us through the issue’s […]

2021 CONSTITUTION DAY | The Constitution and COVID-19

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As we continue to go through the worst pandemic in more than a century, there has been increased debate on whether the State can enforce health mandates — such as masking, distancing, and vaccine injections — as a legal matter. In observation of Constitution Day, KU Law Professor Lou Mulligan will lead a panel of […]

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