In conjunction with the Jack Miller Center, the Janus Forum at Miami University will be live-streaming a Constitution Day event on Thursday, September 22nd at 4:00. Tune in here for an exciting event to celebrate the Constitution and its importance for our nation!
The keynote event that we will stream live is a discussion between two preeminent constitutional and legal scholars, Yale law and politics professor Akhil Reed Amar and Jeffrey Rosen, president of the National Constitution Center and professor of law at George Washington University. Both renowned scholars in their fields, this conversation will certainly prove to be engaging and informative. And for those who tune in live, a moderator will take questions for Drs. Amar and Rosen sent in via twitter.
In addition to the plenary event, the conference will include two moderated roundtable discussions on “The Supreme Court and its Future” and “The Constitution and its Future.” Roundtable participants hail from Princeton, Syracuse Law School, University of Missouri, and more.
Tune in at 4:00 on September 22nd for the keynote event with Drs. Amar and Rosen. A live stream of the event will be available via Miami University’s Ustream channel: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/miamiuniversity?rmalang=en_US
Please send in questions via twitter. #JANUSMiamiOH
Akhil Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School. His work has won awards from both the American Bar Association and the Federalist Society.
Jeffrey Rosen is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Constitution Center, the only institution in America chartered by Congress “to disseminate information about the United States Constitution on a non-partisan basis.” Rosen is also a professor at The George Washington University Law School, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a contributing editor for the Atlantic.
The Janus Forum provides a place for members of the community to come together and discuss opposing views freely and passionately. It is a forum where students can explore the multitude of views that exist, and then arrive at their own opinions. The Janus Forum is a catalyst for developing timely, interesting, and rigorous discussion of public affairs.