TODAY AT NOON: Akhil Amar on the future of American rights — live and on the web

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In the months ahead the U.S. Supreme Court will consider disputes about same-sex marriage, voting rights, DNA testing, self-incrimination, and other urgent questions of Americans’ rights. Yale law professor Akhil Amar offers his view of some of the most controversial public policy issues of the day in a live YouTube broadcast on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

A leading scholar and teacher of U.S. constitutional law and the author of a series of books about the Constitution— most recently, “America’s Unwritten Constitution” — Amar will appear on the interview program @YaleLive.

Viewers may submit questions for his @YaleLive appearance before and during the interview via Yale’s Facebook page, Twitter@Yale, or

@YaleLive offers people worldwide an opportunity to engage with Yale experts. It broadcasts on the University’s YouTube channel at noon EST. The February program will run about 45 minutes.

A member of the Yale Law faculty since 1985, Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science. He is frequently sought out by Congress and the news media, appearing recently on both “Charlie Rose” and “The Colbert Report.”

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