Mark and Chuck are joined again by Professor Winkler as they continue the special series exploring the Constitution of the United States. We take a balanced, deep dive to help Americans better understand the foundations of our country.
On this episode, Chuck, Mark, and Professor Winkler are exploring Article two of the Constitution and the powers it grants to the president and vice president. They discuss the election process, pardon powers, grounds for impeachment and much more. They walk through each paragraph of Article Two and explore the topics to give a better understanding of our founding fathers’ goals.
To read the Constitution, visit TheConstitutionCenter.org.
About the guest:
Professor Adam Winkler is a specialist in American constitutional law and history. He is the author of We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights (2018) and Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America (2011).
His scholarship has been cited in landmark Supreme Court cases, including opinions on the Second Amendment and on corporate free speech rights. His popular writing has been featured in the New York Times, New York Review of Books, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, New Republic, Atlantic, Slate, SCOTUSblog, and Daily Beast.
He is a frequent commentator about legal issues and has appeared on Face the Nation, CNN, NBC Nightly News, C-SPAN, Newshour, ABC News, All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Marketplace. He also served as co-editor of the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution (2d Edition).
Follow him on Twitter @adamwinkler.
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