September 09, 2016

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will host a panel discussion in honor of Constitution Day on Tuesday, Sept. 13 beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Riverfront Campus in downtown Detroit. Constitution Day, Sept. 17, is the day on which we recognize and celebrate the signing of the United States Constitution in Philadelphia in 1787. The program is entitled, After November: Perspectives on the Future of the Supreme Court and the Constitution.” The discussion will focus on emerging constitutional issues, in light of the 2016 elections and the still-vacant seat formerly held by Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.

The panel includes constitutional law experts: Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Law J. Richard Broughton, Associate Professor of Law Khaled Beydoun, Associate Professor of Law Karen McDonald Henning, Associate Professor of Law Kyle Langvardt and Associate Professor of Law Pamela Wilkins.

Parking will be available on site and in the surrounding area. The Riverfront Campus school is located at 651 E. Jefferson in Detroit. This event is open to the public at no charge.

On Friday, Sept. 16, in celebration of Constitution Day, the Detroit Mercy Libraries/IDS and the Kresge Law Library have also prepared displays and presentations of information related to the Constitution and its history.