This Week in the Law Library: Constitution Day

Constitution Day Lecture

Saturday, September 17th marks 229 years since the adoption of the U.S. Constitution in 1787.* We invite you to join the College of Law’s celebration of that even with our annual Constitution Day Lecture. The Honorable David. F. Hamilton, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, will speak on “Liberty, Politics, and Human Nature: Protecting the Constitution and the Rule of Law.” The event will be held in Room 114 on Friday, September 16th.

Upcoming Legal Research Training

  • Tuesday, September 13th
    • Professor Bradley’s Section 2
      • Cases with Shannon Kemen
      • 9:00 – 10:25 A.M. in Room 100B
  • Wednesday, September 14th
    • Professor Bradley’s Section 3
      • Cases with Shannon Kemen
      • 9:00 – 10:25 A.M. in Room 100B
  • Friday, September 16th
    • Professor Smith’s Section 1
      • Secondary Sources with Susan Boland
      • 9:00 – 10:25 A.M. in Room 302
    • Professor Oliver’s LL.M. students
      • Cases with James Hart
      • 9:00 – 10:25 A.M. in the Computer Lab
    • Professor Smith’s Section 5
      • Secondary Sources with Susan Boland
      • 10:40 A.M. – 12:05 P.M. in Room 302
  • Thursday, September 22nd
    • Professor Oliver’s Section 4
      • Cases with James Hart
      • 10:40 A.M. – 12:05 P.M. in Room 302


    • Library & Lexis Lunch & Learn Series
      • Tuesday, September 20th
        • Terms & Connectors with Shannon Kemen and Lexis Representative Ashley Russell
        • 12:15 – 1:15 P.M. in Room 302
        • Lunch – Lexis points! Please register in advance.


    Of Special Interest This Week

    Please take a look at the library’s display on Civil Liberties After 9/11. Also, please note our featured databases, Bloomberg BNA Privacy & Data Security Law Resource Center, and our Featured Study Aids in the West Academic Series, Principles of Counter-Terrorism Law and Presidential Power Stories.

    *This post was edited to correctly state that Constitution Day recognizes the date of the adoption of the Constitution by the Constitutional Convention, not the date of its ratification.

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