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Tulane Law marks Constitution Day Sept. 17

September 11, 2020 11:00 AM

 

 

Every year, Tulane Law honors the celebration of the Constitution on Sept. 17.

This year, Constitution Day will center on race and the cultural challenges facing the nation. A remote discussion will take place Thursday, Sept. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. titled “Race, Racism, Anti-Racism and the Constitution: A Look at the Past, Present, and Future.”

The event will feature a discussion among constitutional scholars and those whose expertise touches on the intersection of race and the law.   Panelists will take questions from law students on topics including race and the Constitution, and how the founding document has affected racial issues in the past, present and how it may do so in the future.

Panelists will include:

Angela A. Allen-Bell
B.K. Agnihotri Endowed Professor
Southern University Law Center

Raymond T. Diamond
Jules F. and Frances L. Landry Distinguished Professor of Law, James Carville Alumni Professor of Law
Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center

Wendy Greene (L'02)
Professor of Law
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Stephen M. Griffin
W.R. Irby Chair and Rutledge C. Clement Jr. Professor in Constitutional Law
Tulane University Law School

Kristin Johnson
Associate Dean for Faculty Research, McGlinchey Stafford Professor of Law
Tulane University Law School

Robert St. Martin Westley
LOCHEF Professor of Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Tulane University Law School

The event is free, but register here to attend.