Introduction


Constitution 3.0:

Freedom & Technological Change


Benjamin Wittes is Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution and, together with Jeffrey Rosen, co-Editor of Constitution 3.0: Freedom & Technological Change. In GWorks Interviews: Benjamin Wittes, Mr Wittes discusses his vision for the book and the relationships among technological development, National Security and Constitutional values. For more on Constitution 3.0, with a focus on privacy, please see GWorks Interviews: Jeffrey Rosen.


In Part Three, Mr Wittes discusses how technological development & the War on Terror affect thinking about military force, law enforcement & the Constitution.


In Part Two: A Different Day, Mr Wittes discusses technological development, National Security & the realities of new Constitutional thinking. In Part One: Imagine That, Mr Wittes describes Constitution 3.0: Freedom & Technological Change and discusses imaging what and how technology affects Constitutional values.

Recent GWorks Posts


GWorks Interviews: Lawrence Lessig

Harvard Law School Profess and author of Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress—and a Plan to Stop It discusses Congress, the corrupting influence of money and reform


GWorks Interviews: Jeffrey Rosen

George Washington University Law School Professor and co-editor of Constitution 3.0: Freedom & Technological Change discusses Constitutional values and technological change


State of the Union—2012

President Obama’s annual address to Congress


In a Progressive Fog

revisiting Citizens United two years later


Martin Luther King, Jr.

an historic speech at the March on Washington to mark the Civil Rights leader’s birth


Mysterious Ways

on the (il)logic of campaign rhetoric


Under the Sun

the Brookings Institution, technology and the future of law


In Camera We Trust

why we can live without cameras in the Supreme Court


Enervation

what to do with the failure of the Congressional “Super-Committee”


GWorks Reviews: The Myth of Choice

a review of Kent Greenfield’s study of the limits of choice and a comment on the perils of determinism


GWorks Interviews: Kent Greenfield

Boston College Law School professor and author of The Myth of Choice: Personal Responsibility in a World of Limits (October 2011), discusses understanding choice, its limits and effects


GWorks Interviews: Adam Winkler

The UCLA Constitutional Law professor talks about his new book, Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America (W.W. Norton, September 2011)



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GWorks Interviews

Benjamin Wittes

Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution and, together with Jeffrey Rosen, co-Editor of Constitution 3.0: Freedom & Technological Change, Mr Wittes discusses his vision for the book and the relationships among technological development, National Security and Constitutional values.


Part One: Imagine That

Constitution 3.0 described & imagining the challenges technology poses for Constitutional values


Part Two: A Different Day

Technological development, National Security & Constitutional values


Part Three: Convergence

How technological development & the War on Terror affect thinking about military force, law enforcement & the Constitution


Part Four: Limiting Principle

Is a recent Supreme Court case a sign we have hit a Constitutional limit & who should decide


Part Five: Conclusions

Biological weapons made in basements & what readers should take from Constitution 3.0.


For more on Constitution 3.0, with a focus on privacy, please see GWorks Interviews: Jeffrey Rosen.