Amarica’s Constitution Podcast

Available For CLE Credit Exclusively Through the NJSBA/NJICLE Starting 10/4/2023

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  1. Purchase your CLE credits (a $40 processing and certificate preparation/storage fee per episode) by clicking on the button above (note – first time users will be required to create a free NJSBA account, which will be used to provide CLE records, certificates, and more.)
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  3. Within 2 weeks your CLE certificate(s) will be processed and ready to go. You’ll have access to your CLE certificates on NJSBA.com for 5 years from the date you earn them.

About the Podcast:
Are you looking for a way to hear compelling, in-depth discussions on the Constitution and the American legal system while earning CLE credits? Featuring some of the biggest national voices you’ve come to trust, you can listen to the Amarica’s Constitution Podcast (published weekly, and available everywhere podcasts are found) starting on 10/4/23 and earn CLE through the NJSBA (the NJSBA is an accredited CLE provider in NJ, NY, and PA – please consult your state’s CLE board for reciprocity requirements to earn credits in your jurisdiction) .

About the Podcast: Professor Amar offers weekly in-depth discussions on the most urgent and fascinating constitutional issues of our day. He is joined by host Andy Lipka and frequent guests: other top experts, including Bob Woodward, Neal Katyal, Nina Totenberg, Lawrence Lessig, Michael Gerhardt, and many more. For more information on how to listen, click here.

 

About Professor Amar:
Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law in both Yale College and Yale Law School. After graduating from Yale College, summa cum laude, in 1980 and from Yale Law School in 1984, and clerking for Judge (later Justice) Stephen Breyer, Amar joined the Yale faculty in 1985 at the age of 26. He is Yale’s only living professor to have won the University’s unofficial triple crown — the Sterling Chair for scholarship, the DeVane Medal for teaching, and the Lamar Award for alumni service.

Amar’s work has won awards from both the American Bar Association and the Federalist Society, and he has been cited by Supreme Court justices across the spectrum in more than four dozen cases — tops among non-emeritus scholars. He regularly testifies before Congress at the invitation of both parties; and in surveys of judicial citations and/or scholarly citations, he typically ranks among America’s five most-cited mid-career legal scholars. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has written widely for popular publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Time, and The Atlantic. He was an informal consultant to the popular TV show The West Wing and his scholarship has been showcased on many broadcasts, including The Colbert Report, Tucker Carlson Tonight, Morning Joe, AC360, 11th Hour with Brian Williams, Fox News @ Night with Shannon Bream, Fareed Zakaria GPS, Erin Burnett Outfront, and Constitution USA with Peter Sagal.

He is the author of more than a hundred law review articles and several books, most notably The Bill of Rights (1998 — winner of the Yale University Press Governors’ Award), America’s Constitution (2005 — winner of the ABA’s Silver Gavel Award), America’s Unwritten Constitution (2012 — named one of the year’s 100 best nonfiction books by The Washington Post), and The Constitution Today (2016 — named one of the year’s top ten nonfiction books by Time magazine). His latest and most ambitious book, The Words That Made Us: America’s Constitutional Conversation, 1760-1840, came out in May 2021.

About Andy Lipka, MD:
Andrew (Andy) Lipka, ’78 B.A., M.D., is the co-host and producer of “Amarica’s Constitution,” a leading podcast on the Constitutional Ecosphere, with America’s foremost Constitutional Law expert, Akhil Amar.  Dr. Lipka is the President of EverScholar, a non-profit that conducts seminar-based, immersive, residential programs at the highest level in the US and abroad, with top faculty from the world’s leading universities.  EverScholar grew out of the Yale for Life program for Yale alumni, which Dr. Lipka also led.

He has served on the Board of Yale Alumni College and founded its Princeton campus; is the President of the Yale Club of Princeton; is the Director of the Yale Alumni Schools Committee in Central New Jersey; chaired the Humanities in Action Conference at Yale; co-led the Directed Studies 70th Reunion; and was a petition candidate for the Yale Corporation, among his many other Yale-related endeavors.

Dr. Lipka recently retired from a career as an ophthalmologist in the Princeton, NJ area.  He was the Chairman of Ophthalmology at University Medical Center at Princeton for 25 years, served on the Biomedical Ethics Committee, was the team ophthalmologist for Rutgers football and basketball, and is a long-time member of the clinical faculty at Rutgers Medical School.

 

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