Queens Campus Observes
Monday, September 17, 2012, Queens
Constitution Day Debate
College Democrats and College Republicans will square off in a
lively discussion of Election Day issues.
Time: Common Hour: 1:50 p.m.-3:15 p.m.
Place: DAC, Room 407
Law School Celebrates Constitution Day!
Thursday, September 27, 2012, Queens Campus
The Center for Law and Religion invites you to a program
Religious Liberty in the 2012 Election: A Constitution Day
From the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act to the
so-called “ministerial exception” to the civil rights laws,
religious liberty issues figure prominently in the current
presidential campaign. Please join us for an informative debate on
these issues between two leading law and religion scholars. Time
will be reserved for audience Q&A.
Andrew M. Koppelman, John Paul Stevens Professor of Law,
Northwestern University School of Law
Author: Defending American Religious Neutrality
Michael Paulsen, Distinguished University Chair and Professor of
Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law
Author: The Constitution of the United States: Text, Structure,
History, and Precedent (2010) (with Calabresi, McConnell and
American Constitution Society
St. John’s Catholic Law Students Association
St. John’s Federalist Society
Thursday, September 27, 2012
4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
St. John’s School of Law | Belson Moot Court Room | Second
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Associate Director of Special Events
Staten Island Campus Observes
Monday, September 17, 2012, Staten Island Campus
Student-Faculty Presentation on the Electoral College
Government and Politics majors will begin the
program with an overview of the Electoral College system,
including the history of the Electoral College, the process for
selecting electors, and the allocation of electoral votes.
Following the students' presentation, Dr. William Byrne,
Associate Professor of Government and Politics, St. John's College,
and Prof. Ellen Boegel, Associate Professor of Legal Studies,
College of Professional Studies, will lead a debate among
faculty members pertaining to the pros and cons of the Electoral
Time: Common Hour: 2:00pm-3:00pm
Place: Kiernan Suite, Kelleher Center
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