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A Conversation with Ben Sheehan

May 19, 2020

Written by political savant and entertainment veteran, Ben Sheehan, and vetted for accuracy by experts in the field of constitutional law, OMG WTF Does the Constitution Actually Say? is an entertaining and accessible guide that explains what the Constitution actually lays out. From presidential powers to Supreme Court nominations to hidden loopholes, Sheehan walks us through the entire Constitution from its preamble to its final amendment.

On May 19, 2020, FOLCS was joined by Ben Sheehan to discuss OMG WTF Does The Constitution Actually Say? A Non-Boring Guide To How Our Democracy is Supposed To Work.

Books can be purchased here:
OMG WTF Does the Constitution Actually Say? by Ben Sheehan.

CLE credit was available for this event. If you attended the event and would like to receive CLE, or have any other CLE-related questions, please contact Shervin Abachi at shervin.abachi@folcs.org.

Ben Sheehan
Author; Activist

Ben Sheehan is an author and activist based in Los Angeles. In 2018 he founded OMG WTF, which supported progressive state executive candidates in Ohio, Michigan, Georgia, Wisconsin, Texas, and Florida. It also created “Gerrymander Jewelry,” a line of pins and necklaces shaped like badly gerrymandered U.S. House districts, which was named one of Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2019. Before that he was VP of Digital Content for Scooter Braun’s SB Projects and during 2016 he was Executive Director of Joss Whedon’s Save the Day PAC that used videos to register 50,000 young voters. Prior to that he was Executive Producer and Head of Talent for Funny Or Die where he produced, developed, cast, and wrote videos for the website. The projects he’s been involved with have received over a billion views. In 2018 Ben was named “NextGen: 35 Rising Executives Under 35” by The Hollywood Reporter. He has also lectured at colleges across the country.