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The Declaration & Constitution: Original Public Meaning

On September 17, 1787, thirty-nine of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed their names to the U.S. Constitution. Today, we celebrate this as “Constitution Day,” commemorating the importance of this founding document in our legal and political systems. But how can we figure out what the Constitution means? Does the Declaration of Independence play a special role in this process? Prof. Lee Strang of the University of Toledo College of Law explores how he examines the Constitution through the lens of its original public meaning. https://youtube.com/watch?v=x-jNE6F--lY

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