Events Archive

Panel Focuses on Future of Guantanamo
  • January 22, 2010
On January 22, 2010, TCP joined with the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the Open Society Institute to sponsor a panel discussion held in New York City to examine the future of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.  Panelists were:  Stephen Abraham, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.), US Army Intelligence Corps (Reserves); Honorable John Coughenour, Federal District Court, Seattle; Talat Hamdani, member, September Eleventh Families for Peaceful Tomorrows; Shane...
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2009 Constitutional Commentary Award
  • September 17, 2009
On September 17, 2009, The Constitution Project, as a part of Constitution Day festivities, presented its annual Constitutional Commentary Award to Michael Kirk for his production of Frontline’s “Bush’s War.” The Constitution Project established the Award to recognize exceptional critical analysis of the constitutional implications of public policy....
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2009 Constitution Project Awards Dinner
  • April 2, 2009
The Constitution Project celebrated the many achievements of Alberto Mora, former General Counsel, Department of the Navy, and Craig Watkins, District Attorney for Dallas County, Texas at the annual Constitutional Champions Awards Dinner on April 2, 2009. The event was held at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. (l-r) Alberto Mora, Dr. Morton Halperin (l-r) Craig Watkins, David Keene...
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2008 Constitutional Commentary Award
  • September 17, 2008
On September 17, 2008, The Constitution Project presented its 2008 Constitutional Commentary Award to Linda Greenhouse.  The award is given annually to the author of an outstanding written work that has improved the quality of public discourse through insightful, articulate analysis of a constitutional question.  Ms. Greenhouse covered the United States Supreme Court for The New York Times, where she earned the Pulitzer Prize for Journalism...
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2007 Constitutional Commentary Award
  • September 17, 2007
The first-ever Constitution Project Award for Constitutional Commentary was presented to Charlie Savage for his latest work, titled "Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy." Savage has been a Washington correspondent for The Boston Globe since 2003. He covers the Supreme Court, the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security with a focus on legal and policy issues related to the...
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“It was torture,” TCP's independent, bipartisan, blue-ribbon Task Force on Detainee Treatment concluded in a report released April 16, 2013. The group looked at the federal government's policies and actions related to the detention and treatment of suspected terrorists captured in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere and held in U.S. custody during the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations. Read More...