Why is Habeas Corpus Important?

Sarah Thompson, Border Litigation Fellow/Staff Attorney, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties

This video focuses on the important concept of Writ of Habeas Corpus in the Constitution and in our legal system.

Five Facts You Didn't Know About the Constitution

Alex Jones and Annette Konoske-Graf,

TEACH Colorado

In this video, Alex drops some knowledge on Constitution newbie, Annette, by sharing five facts about the Constitution!

A General Overview of the Constitution

Ponzio Oliverio, Professor, National University

Professor Ponzio Oliverio provides a brief overview of the U.S. Constitution and dispels a few major misconceptions about it.

Doggy & Dr. Bach on the Constitution and How it Works

Dr. Bach Ho, Professor, 

California State University Fullerton

In this video by Organic Intelligence, a small dog and a philosophy professor discuss the philosophy of the U.S. Constitution, and why it matters. Dr. Bach discusses how society works, and if eating dog food is protected under the Constitution. 

Why Do We Need Laws?

Amy Johnsgard, Partner, Coastal Law Group

In this video by Organic Intelligence, Doggy has a conversation with Amy Johnsgard, partner at Coast Law Group, about how laws can help create stability and safety for people to live more freely, and pursue their life goals.

An Overview of the Constitution and the First Amendment

Randall Sjoblom, Senior Deputy County Counsel,

County of San Diego

This video provides a brief description of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and then takes a more indepth look at the First Amendment's application to teachers and students on school campuses.

Educational Videos

The Single Most Significant Word in the U.S. Constitution

Cheryl Alethia Phelps, Communications Director,

ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties

Is one word more important than any other in the U.S. Constitution? Cheryl thinks so and shares her reasoning, drilling down from 7502 words to a single word she claims is the most significant. Do you agree or disagree?

Indigenous Peoples and the Constitution

Crystal Pardue, Equal Justice Works Fellow,

ACLU of Washington

This presentation gives a brief overview of how the Constitution was applied historically to the Indigenous Peoples of North America.