A Republic, If You Can Keep It
- Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
- Time: 7:00 pm
- Location: William G. McGowan Theater
As Benjamin Franklin left the Constitutional Convention, he was reportedly asked what kind of government the founders would propose. He replied, “A republic, if you can keep it.” In this book, Justice Neil Gorsuch discusses his personal reflections that focus on the remarkable gift the framers left us in the Constitution. By drawing on his thirty-year career as a lawyer, teacher, judge, and justice he explores the essential aspects of our Constitution and the importance of civic education, civil discourse, and mutual respect in maintaining a healthy republic. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase.
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