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Real Life Civics: Presented by the EM Kennedy Institute 1:30 p.m.
In a lively, interactive one-hour format presented online, Kennedy Institute staff explain how the U.S. government is structured under the Constitution, the division of powers among the branches, and the origins of and crucial role played by traditions and norms such as:
• Senate rules for filibusters and selection of majority and minority leaders and a president pro tempore who is third in line to succeed a deceased president; • respect for the independence of the Justice Department and judiciary; • acceptance of the Supreme Court’s power to determine the constitutionality of laws; and much more.
Thursday, November 4, 2021, 1:30 PM until 2:30 PM