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Partisan Myths and the Constitution: An Evening with Garrett Epps, author of Wrong and Dangerous: 10 Right Wing Myths about Our Constitution

October 9, 2012

Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Barnes & Noble at the University of Baltimore
Contact Name: Claudia Diamond
Contact E-mail: cdiamond@ubalt.edu

Partisan Myths and the Constitution: An Evening with Garrett Epps, author of Wrong and Dangerous: 10 Right Wing Myths about Our Constitution

Here are a few of the partisan myths about the Constitution: The primary purpose of the United States Constitution is to limit Congress. There is no separation of church and state. The Second Amendment allows citizens to threaten the government. In Wrong and Dangerous, legal scholar Garrett Epps provides the tools needed to fight back against the flood of what he calls  "constitutional nonsense." In terms every citizen can understand, he tackles ten of the most prevalent myths, providing a clear grasp of the Constitution and the government it established.

In addition to teaching and writing about the  law, Epps is a novelist and a frequent contributor to the Atlantic and The American Prospect.