Book Discussion on The Law of the Land

This is law professor Akhil Reed Amar, one of the top constitutional experts in the country today.  His comments on Lincoln and the unconstitutionality of unilateral secession are enlightening.

From the video’s description:  “Akhil Reed Amar talked about his book, The Law of the Land: A Grand Tour of Our Constitutional Republic, about the way geography impacts the way the American Constitution is interpreted and the way state constitutions have been shaped. Professor Reed was interviewed by National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen.”

http://www.c-span.org/video/?325952-1/akhil-reed-amar-law-land

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3 comments

  1. charlie · · Reply

    i’m sure our Confederate Heritage friends would not like him saying “Lincoln is his hero and Lincoln should be everyone’s too.” I’m confused to why anyone would not be sympathetic to Lincoln in the first place…

    1. They’ve been brainwashed.

  2. […] point came lately to my attention via a video Al Mackey posted over at Student of the Civil War. It begins with Akhil Reed Amar, a constitutional law scholar who teaches at Yale, discussing the […]

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