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High-profile Supreme Court rulings to be discussed during Constitution Day


DATE: 4-5:30 p.m. Sept. 17

EVENT: "The Supreme Court on Same-Sex Marriage, Affirmative Action, and Voting Rights" will feature a panel of University of Michigan legal experts discussing the court's recent decisions in cases involving these hotly debated issues.

The event, in celebration of Constitution Day, is free to the public.

Panelists include: moderator Richard Friedman, the Alene and Allan F. Smith Professor of Law; Samuel Bagenstos, professor of law; Joan Larsen, lecturer and counsel to the Associate Dean for Student and Graduate Activities; and Ellen Katz, the Ralph W. Aigler Professor of Law.

Constitution Day is celebrated annually on Sept. 17—a date that marks the 1787 signing of the U.S. Constitution—and recognizes all who, by way of birth or naturalization, have become American citizens.

PLACE: U-M Law School, Room 250 Hutchins Hall, 625 South State St. Map:

SPONSOR: U-M Law School

INFORMATION: Jenny Whalen, (734) 763-7116, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.