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November 2019

2019 Jorde Symposium: “Constitution by Convention”

Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

How do historical practices and established institutional arrangements influence constitutional law, especially the separation of powers? NYU School of Law Dean Trevor Morrison will explore this topic, addressing current controversies in the Trump Administration. Morrison will focus on how courts judge current government practices against the historical practice. Can courts enforce historical institutional arrangements even if the current political branches no longer respect that history? How might the courts declare government actions illegitimate even when they appear superficially within bounds?…

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