Join educational colleagues from across the United States and constitutional scholars to explore the First Amendment past, present and future. The virtual Institute will provide strong content knowledge and pedagogy on how to teach the First Amendment and the Supreme Court to your students.

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The 2021 Constitutional Scholars Institute

What: 5-Day Institute

When: July 25-31, 2021 

Where: Virtual

Program Director: Dr. Bruce Murphy

Registration Deadline: March 1, 2021

Cost: The Program is free to all participants

Get complete details, a program overview, and your application for the 2021 Summer Institute sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities at the web link below:


The First Amendment in 21st Century America

For more information, contact Beth Specker at 215-746-6336 or

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