[PAST EVENT] Cutler Lecture | Constitution Day Lecture by Professor Erwin Chemerinsky
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Professor Erwin Chemerinsky will present the Cutler Lecture and the university's Constitution Day Lecture on September 16. The Cutler Lecture series was established in 1927 by James Goold Cutler of Rochester, NY, to provide an annual lecture at William & Mary by “an outstanding authority on the Constitution of the United States.” The nation's annual Constitution Day and Citizenship Day observance commemorates the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787.
Admission is free for this event and all are welcome to attend.
Erwin Chemerinsky became the 13th Dean of Berkeley Law on July 1, 2017, when he joined the faculty as the Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law.
He is the author of fourteen books, including leading casebooks and treatises about constitutional law, criminal procedure, and federal jurisdiction. His most recent books are Presumed Guilty: How the Supreme Court Empowered the Police and Subverted Civil Rights (Norton 2021), and The Religion Clauses: The Case for Separating Church and State (with Howard Gillman) (Oxford University Press 2020).
He also is the author of more than 200 law review articles. He is a contributing writer for the Opinion section of the Los Angeles Times, and writes regular columns for the Sacramento Bee, the ABA Journal, and the Daily Journal, and frequent op-eds in newspapers across the country. He frequently argues appellate cases, including in the United States Supreme Court.
To learn more about the nation's Constitution Day and Citizenship Day observance, visit the Library of Congress website.