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  • June 19, 2017

    Constitution Day

    Pre-Law is pleased to announce the 2017 Constitution Day lecture:

    Jeffrey Rosen
    George Washington University Law School
    President, National Constitution Center

     “Louis Brandeis: American Prophet”

    Tuesday September 5
    7:00 pm
    Location to be announced

    Jeffrey Rosen’s books include Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet (Yale UP, 2016), The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries that Defined America (Times Books, 2007), The Most Democratic Branch: How the Courts Serve America (Oxford UP, 2006), The Naked Crowd: Freedom and Security in an Anxious Age (Random House, 2004), and The Unwanted Gaze: The Destruction of Privacy in America (Vintage, 2001). Rosen is also co-editor, with Benjamin Wittes, of Constitution 3.0: Freedom and Technological Change (Brookings, 2013). His essays and commentaries have appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, on National Public Radio, in the New Republic, where he was the legal affairs editor, and in The New Yorker, where he has been a staff writer.

    This event is co-sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program’s Center for the Southern Jewish Culture, the Office of Academic Affairs, the Office for the Academic Experience, the First-Year Experience, and the Departments of Philosophy and Political Science.


    Previous Constitution Day Lectures

    Helene Krasnoff, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
    “Current Legal Challenges to Reproductive Freedom”

    Barry Lynn, Americans United for the Separation of Church and State
    “God and Government”

    Garrett Epps, University of Baltimore School of Law; Contributing Editor, The Atlantic
    “Terrible Duties: The ‘Second Founding’ and 21st-Century Citizenship”

    Rachel Levinson-Waldman, Brennan Center for Justice, New York University School of Law
    “The Constitution in the National Surveillance State”

    Paul Horwitz, University of Alabama School of Law
    “Honor, the Oath, and the Constitution”

    Peter Schuck, Yale Law School
    “Myths and Realities of Immigration Law and Policy”

    Benjamin Wittes, Brookings Institution
    “The Constitution and American Counter-Terrorism”

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