Join us at the table and explore America's story in the words of those who lived it.

Register for "The Bill of Rights"

August 6, 2024, 8:30 AM CT - 2:30 PM CT | Hosted by: Iowa Department of Education, Iowa State Bar | Des Moines, IA| Discussion Leader: Professor Josh Dunn

Join us around the table as we examine the words, ideas, and evolving understanding of the Bill of Rights. A focus on the First Amendment, the protections of the accused, and an emphasis on the practical application of each amendment will be discussed. 

This program will be conducted as a conversation utilizing primary source documents as the only readings, and with a Professor only facilitating the conversation. Registrants are highly encouraged to read the documents and come with questions. All attendees will receive a Letter of Attendance. 


Teaching American History
"It gave me a better understanding of the Founders’ views. They saw that restricting religious liberty is not only wrong; it leads to animosity within society. This year, I will begin both my government class and my class on “Law and Modern Society” with George Washington’s Letter to the Hebrew Congregation at Newport." — Sean B.