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60-Second Civics Podcast

60-Second Civics Podcast

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60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation's government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation's history and government. 60-Second Civics is produced by the Center for Civic Education. The show's content is primarily derived from the Center's education for democracy curricula, including We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, Project Citizen, Foundations of Democracy, and Elements of Democracy.


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60-Second Civics: Episode 2845, Indictment

Author: Center for Civic Education
Wed, Apr 05, 2017


Learn all about indictments on today's podcast.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2844, Plea Agreements

Author: Center for Civic Education
Tue, Apr 04, 2017


Plea agreements are more common than you might think.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2846, Bail

Author: Center for Civic Education
Thu, Apr 06, 2017


What is bail? What is its purpose? Find out on today's podcast.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2847, The Right to Counsel

Author: Center for Civic Education
Fri, Apr 07, 2017


Today, the podcast explores the right to counsel and why it is necessary in an adversary system.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2849, Speedy Public Trial

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sun, Apr 09, 2017


Why should trials be speedy or public? Find out on today's podcast.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2848, Trial by Media

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sat, Apr 08, 2017


Today, criminal defendants in high-profile cases face another sort of trial: trial by media.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2843, Protecting Rights Before Trial

Author: Center for Civic Education
Mon, Apr 03, 2017


The Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth Amendments protect people accused of crimes between arrest and trial.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2842, Federalism and Criminal Procedure

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sun, Apr 02, 2017


The majority of rights in the Bill of Rights focus on people accused of crime.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2837, Self-Incrimination and Public Proceedings

Author: Center for Civic Education
Tue, Mar 28, 2017


What does it mean to "take the Fifth"? We find out on today's episode.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2836, Right Against Self-Incrimination

Author: Center for Civic Education
Mon, Mar 27, 2017


The Fifth Amendment protects you from being forced to testify against yourself.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2838, James Madison and Self-Incrimination

Author: Center for Civic Education
Wed, Mar 29, 2017


James Madison originally wanted the protections of the self-incrimination clause to be more expansive.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2839, Miranda Rights

Author: Center for Civic Education
Thu, Mar 30, 2017


You have the right to remain silent. Sound familiar? Today we discuss the Miranda warning.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2841, Procedural Rights

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sat, Apr 01, 2017


Today we learn the fundamental premise of the American system of justice.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2840, Do Miranda Warnings Handcuff Police?

Author: Center for Civic Education
Fri, Mar 31, 2017


Do Miranda warnings handcuff the police? We explore the topic on today's podcast.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2850, Procedural Rights During Trial

Author: Center for Civic Education
Mon, Apr 10, 2017


What are your procedural rights during a criminal trial? Find out on today's episode.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2851, Two Problems With Juries

Author: Center for Civic Education
Tue, Apr 11, 2017


Today we explore two problems with jury trials in the United States.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2860, Aristotle, Cicero, and Locke

Author: Center for Civic Education
Thu, Apr 20, 2017


Today we explore natural republicanism and natural rights philosophy.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2859, Civic Virtue and Self-Interest

Author: Center for Civic Education
Wed, Apr 19, 2017


The Founders stressed the importance of religion and education in reconciling the need for both civic virtue and self-interest.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2861, Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Author: Center for Civic Education
Fri, Apr 21, 2017


Jean-Jacques Rousseau's thoughts on the benefits of education for citizenship.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2862, Alexis de Tocqueville

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sat, Apr 22, 2017


Today we learn how Alexis de Tocqueville thought Americans had reconciled self-interest with civic participation.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2864, Citizenship in Early America

Author: Center for Civic Education
Mon, Apr 24, 2017


Americans originally thought of themselves as citizens only of their states, not of the United States as whole.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2863, Enlightened Self-Interest

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sun, Apr 23, 2017


What is enlightened self-interest? We'll find out on today's podcast.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2858, Natural Rights Philosophy and Citizenship

Author: Center for Civic Education
Tue, Apr 18, 2017


Today we explore how natural rights philosophy influenced America's Founders.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2857, Citizenship and the Common Good

Author: Center for Civic Education
Mon, Apr 17, 2017


Early on, Americans experienced their interdependence and their need to work for the common good.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2853, Double Jeopardy

Author: Center for Civic Education
Thu, Apr 13, 2017


Today we explore a bedrock principle of American justice: double jeopardy.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2852, Jury Verdicts and Representation

Author: Center for Civic Education
Wed, Apr 12, 2017


In England, verdicts in criminal cases had to be unanimous. That changed when English law was adapted by Americans.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2854, Excessive Fines and Cruel and Unusual Punishments

Author: Center for Civic Education
Fri, Apr 14, 2017


Today we learn about the protections of the Eighth Amendment.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2855, The Right to Appeal

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sat, Apr 15, 2017


If you are convicted of a crime, you have the right to appeal your conviction.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2856, The Death Penalty

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sun, Apr 16, 2017


Today's podcast explores the death penalty in the United States.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2865, Citizenship and the Founders

Author: Center for Civic Education
Tue, Apr 25, 2017


One of the primary goals of Framers like James Madison was that Americans felt loyalty to the United States, not just their individual states.
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