Alturas Institute Events

2nd Monday of each month at 7:00pm

Alturas Institute: Higher Ground through Civil Discourse

Hear Constitutional Conversations with Dr David Gray Adler on the 2nd Monday of each month in 2018 from recorded lectures in Idaho Falls.

Past Constitutional Conversations Dates and Themes

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July 25th, 2019 - "The Supreme Court and Equal Protection of the Law: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity"

August 8th, 2019 "The Constitution, Same-Sex Marriage, Religious Challenges, and Public Accommodation Laws."

April 3, 2019 - History of Womens Rights in America _ Part 2

March 27, 2019 - History of Womens Rights in America _ Part 1

August 16 - Freedom of Speech <click to listen>

August 23 - Presidential Powers <click to listen>

January 24:     “Alturas at the Movies: ‘The Post,’ the Pentagon Papers and Freedom of the Press.

January 30:   “The Constitution and the State of the Union.”  Join us to watch President Trump’s address, followed by Adler’s commentary on constitutional issues and Q & A.

February 6:     “The Separation of Church and State: Constitutional Origins and Controversies.”

February 13:   “ A Valentine’s Special: The Constitution, Love and Marriage: Privacy, Interracial Marriage, Same Sex Marriage and Polygamy.”

February 20:  “Congress v. the President:  Investigations, Executive Privilege and Impeachment.”

Constitutional Conversations with Dr. David Adler
Adler examines the constitutional role and moral responsibilities of the Senate in pursuit of a fair trial in the impeachment of Donald Trump. This program was recorded 1/23/2020 by KISU-FM at University Place in Idaho Falls.

Constitutional Conversation with Dr. David Adler has been held three times during the month of October. Listen to the the latest lecture below, and mark your calendar for October 28th at 7:00 pm in Idaho Falls Bennion Building for the next interactive lecture.

  Constitutional Conversations with Dr. David Gray Adler

Presented by Alturas Institute and KISU-FM Public Radio


Donald Trump and the Law of Impeachment

Thursday, October 3 - Idaho Falls Bennion Student Union 7:00-8:30 pm

Thursday, October 17 - PSUB Salmon River Suite 6:00-7:30 pm


Presidential Powers