Live podcast hosted by Janine Turner, Cathy Gillespie, and students: Tova Love Kaplan, Jorne Gilbert and Jewel Gilbert
Topic: Live Podcast: Ep. 180 – Lady Justice — Why the Blindfold?
When: Tuesday 9/5/2023 at 2:00 pm ET
We’ve all seen her: the statue of a woman holding scales, wearing a blindfold. We know she represents justice— but why the blindfold? Join us next Tuesday to find out!
Join us weekly as we chat with Constitutional experts on hot-topic issues via Zoom! The audience is not on camera but is encouraged to ask questions via the Q&A.
Meet the Guest
Richard M. Reinsch II, a leading conservative scholar on American constitutionalism and free markets, is Director of the B. Kenneth Simon Center for American Studies and AWC Family Foundation Fellow at The Heritage Foundation.
Reinsch is the founding editor of Liberty Fund’s online journal Law & Liberty and hosts the podcast Liberty Law Talk. He is coauthor with Peter Augustine Lawler of “A Constitution in Full: Recovering the Unwritten Foundation of American Liberty” (Kansas Press, May 2019).
In his role at Heritage, Reinsch convenes podcast conversations, debates, and conferences with key thinkers and influencers. He authors a regular column at The Daily Signal, Heritage’s multimedia news outlet. Reinsch also hosts a podcast with high-profile guests to deepen the understanding of our core principles and develop positions for a morally serious conservatism that advocates constitutional and economic liberty.
Reinsch is the author of “Whittaker Chambers: The Spirit of a Counterrevolutionary” (ISI Books, 2010), and is the editor of “Seeking the Truth: An Orestes Brownson Anthology” (Catholic University of America Press, 2016). His work has appeared in Perspectives on Political Science, Commentary, National Affairs, American Affairs, The American Conservative, Modern Age, National Review, Washington Examiner, and Religion and Liberty.
Meet the Hosts
Actress Janine Turner is famous for her role as Maggie O’Connell in television’s Northern Exposure. She is the Founder and Co-President of Constituting America which launched in 2010. She is still acting but is also actively teaching kids about the U.S. Constitution and has given over 540 speeches to classrooms across the country.
Cathy Gillespie is the Chair of Constituting America, a former Congressional Chief of Staff and former Commissioner of the White House Fellows Commission. She is currently serving as one of 16 private citizens serving on the U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission, helping organize the celebration of our country’s 250th birthday in 2026!
Tova Love Kaplan is a student at Harvard University. She currently serves as the National Youth Director for Constituting America and runs the National Youth Advisory Council. She is a three-time winner of the “We The Future” Contest and is passionate about educating and empowering young people to use their constitutional rights!
Jorne Gilbert is a recent graduate of Moravian University where he designed a major entitled Dramatic Production and Musical Performance. He used what he learned to further develop the charitable organization Sing For America which he co-founded to produce musicals portraying the art of Truth and Light.
Jewel Gilbert is Executive Producer of Sing for America, a charity founded by him and his family. Sing for America reveals the Art of Truth and Light through live performance. He is the Operations Director for a new business venture, J. Barker Paving. Jewel holds a BA in Musical Performance/Dramatic