Tom Ginsburg of the Forum for Free Inquiry and Expression at University of Chicago. (WTTW News)

“Those schools, the presidents that were up there testifying, while they were saying, ‘oh you know we preserve freedom of speech, we value freedom of speech,’ they in fact do have records of suppressing speech,” says Tom Ginsburg of the Forum for Free Inquiry and Expression. 

Stanford University law professor Pamela Karlan testifies before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (WTTW News)

The House Judiciary Committee holds its first hearing as it weighs articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Local law professors Tom Ginsburg and David Franklin discuss the testimony and what lies ahead.

Are democracies under threat? University of Chicago law professor Tom Ginsburg thinks they are, and has co-authored a new book on saving this country’s constitutional democracy.