constitutional rights http://wamc.org en American's Unwritten Constitution http://wamc.org/post/americans-unwritten-constitution <p>We speak with Akhil Reed Amar about his new book, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0465029574/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0465029574&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">America's Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live By</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0465029574" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>.</p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 51031 at http://wamc.org American's Unwritten Constitution Vox Pop : Open Forum – ‘Stop and Frisk’ with Albany Law School’s Vince Bonventre : 7/17/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-stop-and-frisk-albany-law-school-s-vince-bonventre-71712 <p>Debate on the New York Police Department&rsquo;s &lsquo;Stop and Frisk&rsquo; policy reached a fever pitch this month as officials trade barbs amid what has thus far been a hot and volatile summer in many of the nation&rsquo;s metropolitan areas, including New York, which saw 77 people shot in the first week of July, a 12 percent increase over the same period last year.</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 19:00:00 +0000 43335 at http://wamc.org