Constitution Day 2017: Issues & Cases

Start Date: September 19 2017 - 02:00 PM

End Date: September 19 2017 - 04:00 PM

Audience: Student, Faculty and Staff

Category: Special Event / Fair

Location: Student Union

Description:

Members of QCC faculty will present a Constitution Day program in recognition of Constitution Day, which commemorates the signing of the Constitution by thirty-nine delegates to the Constitutional Convention on September 17, 1787.

This year’s program will involve a discussion of certain recent or pending U.S. Supreme Court cases and certain timely constitutional issues, including

  • The Nineteenth Amendment (the right of women to vote) and the history leading up to the passage of the amendment
  • The President's power to grant reprieves and pardons under Article II, Section 2
  • President Trump's travel ban (Trump v. International Refugee Assistance Project)
  • Constitutional violations and high-level federal officials (Ziglar v. Abbasi);
  • Trademarks and free speech (Matal v. Tam)
  • Due process and deportation (Jennings v. Rodriguez)

 


Contact Name: Ted Rosen

Contact Email: trosen@qcc.cuny.edu

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