How much do you know about the U.S. Constitution? Want to learn more? Join the Decatur Campus on September 16th as we celebrate Constitution Day.
The celebration begins on Thursday, September 15th with a Constitution Quiz Bowl at 12:30pm in the Student Center. Prizes will be awarded!
The main Constitution Day event will be held from 10am until 12 noon on the 16th in room SB-1190. The program begins with a reading of excerpts from the Constitution followed by a panel discussion on Constitutional law issues featuring representatives from the Atlanta Bar Association. A reception will follow in the Student Center.
Contact David Free or Ted Wadley if you would like to participate in the Constitution Read-In.
Here are some Internet resources where you can learn more about the Constitution and Constitution Day:
National Archives Experience Charters of Freedom - Images of the original Constitution along with information on Constitutional history.
Constitution of the United States (U.S. Senate) - Full text of the Constitution with amendments along with an explanation of each section.
Failed Amendments - U.S. Constitution Online - Information on proposed amendments not ratified by the states.
CQ Press Current Events in Context: Constitution Day - Information on Constitutional history, current issues and Constitution Day.
Join us on the 16th as we celebrate our Constitution!
The following attorneys are participating in the panel discussion.
Dan Ashburn: The First Amendment: the balance between the free exercise of religion clause and the prohibition of establishment of religion.
Larry Myers: The First Amendment especially as it pertains to commercial and political speech, and judicial nominations, appointments and confirmations.