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"[The Constitution] Must Be Maintained, for it is the Only Safeguard of Our Liberties.”

- Abraham Lincoln
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How to uphold the US Constitution, according to Thomas B. Griffith

February 27, 2024 04:40 PM
Wheatley fellow delivered this year’s G. Homer Durham Lecture, sponsored by the BYU Political Science Department.
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Forum: With Malice Toward None, With Charity for All

February 22, 2024 04:25 PM
Wheatley Institute joined Wesley Theological Seminary and Deseret Magazine in hosting an evening forum on "Disagreeing Better."
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Compromise for the sake of unity

February 17, 2024 10:05 AM
Wheatley Institute fellow publishes in Deseret News.
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Constitutional Questions: An Election Analysis

February 08, 2024 04:16 PM
James C. Phillips, Constitutional Government Initiative Director, publishes in Deseret News.
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It’s not the ‘Y,’ but ex-BYU President Kevin Worthen is loving Yale

December 08, 2023 12:13 PM
Wheatly Insitute Distinguish Fellow is settling into a visiting professorship at Yale Law School
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Wheatley Institute Welcomes James C. Phillips as Constitutional Government Initiative Director

November 29, 2023 01:09 PM
James C. Phillips is a well-respected professor of law and constitutional scholar
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Thomas B. Griffith Sworn into Data Protection Review Court

November 20, 2023 04:02 PM
The Wheatley Constitutional Government Non-Resident Fellow is one of eight members appointed to the court.
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Toxic Political Polarization and the Judiciary

November 16, 2023 10:34 AM
Judge Thomas Griffith Delivers Speech at the Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention
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Our Democratic Crisis: A Q&A With Author McKay Coppins of The Atlantic

November 07, 2023 02:45 PM
McKay Coppins joined Wheatley Institute and the Office of Civic Engagement for a conversation on BYU campus.
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Wheatley Fellow Judge Griffith Returns to Washington for Portrait Unveiling

October 10, 2023 12:03 PM
Former BYU general counsel and federal judge returns to Washington, D.C., for portrait unveiling.
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A Contemporary Model of a Healthier Relationship Between Constitutional Democracy and Christian Faith

October 10, 2023 11:58 AM
Wheatley Institute Director writes a Deseret News perspective article on how Jonathan Rauch underscored ‘civic theology’ of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the University of Virginia.
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Wheatley Institute Awards Scholarships to Three Students as a Part of the Constitution Day Essay Contest

October 06, 2023 12:00 PM
Wheatley partnered with BYU's College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences to hold a Constitution Day essay contest for BYU students.
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Justin Collings Writes Article Placed in Deseret News

September 29, 2023 11:45 AM
Perspective: George Washington — the true father of the Constitution
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Wheatley Fellow Provides Opinions on GOP Debate for CNN

September 28, 2023 11:51 AM
Opinion: The GOP debate’s biggest losers
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Wheatley Fellow Publishes Op-Ed in Deseret News

September 18, 2023 11:26 AM
Opinion: The U.S. Constitution is not a parliamentary system. Why are we treating it like one?
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Fellow Judge Griffith Writes Article Published Deseret News

September 01, 2023 11:18 AM
Perspective: Latter-day Saints have a distinct charge to uphold the Constitution
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Wheatley Fellow Joins ABA Task Force

August 22, 2023 03:48 PM
Judge Thomas Griffith Joins the American Bar Association's Task Force for Education on American Democracy
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Governor Cox Speaks About Healthy Conflict Initiative at the Braver Angels National Convention

July 10, 2023 01:54 PM
Utah Governor Spencer Cox gave a sneak peak about a new initiative that he is in the process of creating at the Braver Angels National Convention. The initiative, which is to yet be announced, focuses on creating a healthy conflict model for Americans to use when disagreements arise. Deseret News wrote about his presentation on the democratic need for the improving how Americans disagree.
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