Constitution Day Lecture by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Event Date

Tue, 09/22/2015 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Contact

Office of Communications

Phone

901-843-3874

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will deliver the annual Constitution Day Lecture at Rhodes College on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m. His talk, "Constitutional Interpretation," will take place in the McCallum Ballroom, Bryan Campus Life Center.

Justice Scalia, nominated by President Ronald Reagan in 1986, is the longest serving current member of the Court. In nearly three decades of service, he has become known as a forceful advocate for adhering to the original meaning of the constitutional text.

The lecture is sponsored by the Department of History, the Department of Political Science, the Communities in Conversation Series, the Project for the Study of Liberal Democracy, and the Office of Academic Affairs at Rhodes College, as well as the Jack Miller Center for Teaching America's Founding Principles and History.

The event is free and open to the public, and seating will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Guidelines for Media Members: Pencil and pad coverage only. Recording devices permitted for note-taking purposes only and not for broadcast. Photos will be limited to the first 1-2 minutes of the lecture and again for 1-2 minutes at the conclusion of the event.

For more information about the lecture or media coverage, contact the Rhodes College Office of Communications at 901-843-3874.