Rethinking Constitutions when Democracy Is under Siege: A Global Perspective
Friday, September 13
9am - 4:30pm
Law School, Room 124

The Center for Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and the Reves Center for International Studies will host a symposium titled "Rethinking Constitutions when Democracy Is under Siege: A Global Perspective" on Friday, September 13.


A Progressive Reading of the Constitution with Dean Erwin Chemerinsky
Friday, September 13
12:50pm - 1:50pm
Law School, Room 127

Join the American Constitution Society for a discussion of progressive constitutional interpretation with renowned constitutional law scholar and Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky.

2019 Supreme Court Preview
Friday, September 13 - Saturday, September 14
5pm - 5pm
Law School, Room 119

The 2019 Supreme Court Preview will feature judges and  Supreme Court advocates who have collectively argued more than 300 cases before the Supreme Court, and leading Supreme Court reporters and columnists.

Constitution Day Lecture: Chief Justice Roberts and the Future of the Supreme Court - Joan Biskupic
Monday, September 16
12:45pm - 2pm
Law School, Room 124

Joan Biskupic will present the university's Constitution Day lecture on September 16. The nation's annual Constitution Day and Citizenship Day observance commemorates  the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787.

Tepper Lecture Series: Stalin's Master Narrative
Thursday, September 19
5pm
Tucker Hall, 127A

David Brandenberger (Professor of History, University of Richmond) reveals for the first time the enormous role that Stalin played in the "Master Narrative" of the USSR between 1938 and 1956.

The Future of American Foreign Policy: Primacy vs. Restraint
Thursday, September 19
7:30pm - 9pm
Sadler Center, Tidewater A

The Alexander Hamilton Society, John Quincy Adams Society, and Global Research Institute present the first annual AHS/JQAS debate. Guest speakers will debate the following: should America seek primacy or restraint? See description for speaker bios. 

 


The State Role in Checking Presidential Excess - Toby Heytens
Monday, September 23
12:45pm - 2pm
Law School, Room 124

Toby Heytens will discuss the way that states, mainly state attorney general's offices, have played a role in curbing the expanding executive power during the Obama and Trump administration. 

Meeting with Natalie Blazer, Director of JD Admissions, Georgetown University Law Center
Wednesday, September 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tyler Hall, Room 131

Interested in applying to law school? Natalie R. Blazer, Director of J.D. Admissions at Georgetown University Law Center, is hosting an information session for W&M Students!