Wednesday, October 6
1:00 - 2:00 pm
250 Joralemon Street
In celebration of Constitution Day (September 17), and of the start of the Supreme Court’s new term (October 4), members of the constitutional law faculty will be discussing the Supreme Court’s latest interpretations of the Constitution in some highly controversial areas.
Susan Herman will be discussing the Court’s cases on “material support” of terrorist organizations, and life without parole as cruel and unusual punishment.
Bill Araiza will discuss two major First Amendment cases. One will deal with punishing depictions of animal abuse, and the other with campus recognition for student religious groups that are not open to all students.
Joel Gora will discuss the corporate speech campaign finance case, and the Second Amendment gun control decision.
Refreshments will be served. This event is open to all current students.