Legal experts will assemble for the University of Arizona’s 19th annual Constitution Day program to explore two of the most significant cases from the 2016 Supreme Court term. The panelists will also discuss President Donald Trump’s travel ban and the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russian interference with the 2016 presidential election.
The event is hosted by the William H. Rehnquist Center at the UA James E. Rogers College of Law.
When: Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, 1-4:30 p.m.
Where: Ares Auditorium (Room 164), James E. Rogers College of Law, 1201 E. Speedway Boulevard
Who may attend: The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited, and registration is recommended. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit may be available.
Ryan Doerfler, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Greg Garre, Global Chair of Supreme Court & Appellate Practice at Latham & Watkins
Lisa Manheim, University of Washington School of Law
Toni Massaro, University of Arizona College of Law
- Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer, a case involving state funding and religious organizations
- Ziglar v. Abbasi, a case about the rights of federal detainees to sue government officials
The event is being held in conjunction with the nationwide commemoration of the Sept. 17 signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787. Federal legislation mandates that all educational institutions receiving federal funding hold an educational program on the U.S. Constitution on or near Constitution Day on Sept. 17.
The Rehnquist Center is dedicated to encouraging scholarship about, and public understanding of, the separation of powers, the balance of powers between the federal and state governments, and judicial independence.
Event Contact: Bernadette Wilkinson, senior program coordinator, UA James E. Rogers College of Law, 520-626-1629, firstname.lastname@example.org.