Celebrate Constitution Week, Sept 17-20

The Clayton State community will be celebrating Constitution Week, September 17th-20th. The library has several suggested resources to help you celebrate.

Encyclopedia of the American Constitution
The Constitution and its amendments
Plain, honest men: the making of the American Constitution
Films on Demand: The Constitution and foundations of government
National Constitution Center: Explore the Constitution
Charters of Freedom: Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights
Law Library of Congress: The Constitution
Library of Congress Online Exhibit: Creating the United States – The Constitution

Constitution_Pg1of4_AC(300)Scheduled Events
Tuesday, Sept. 17
5:00 pm-6:00 pm
Writer’s Studio (Arts & Sciences room 224)
Screening of the “It’s a Free Country” which is a part of the PBS TV series on the Constitution
Refreshments will be provided

Wednesday, Sept. 18
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Student Activities Center Ballrooms
“Constitutional Debate on Guns on College Campuses: Defensive or Offensive?”
Moderated by Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Joseph Corrado

Thursday, Sept. 19
11:30 am-12:30 pm
Spivey Hall
“Government monitoring of personal Communications: A Violation of the Fourth Amendment?”  with Georgia House Minority Leader Stacy Abrams and Georgia House Majority Caucus Vice Chair Matt Ramsey
Representatives from the Clayton County Elections & Registration Office will assist students to register to vote before and after this event

Friday, Sept. 20
1:00 pm-2:00 pm
A New York Times talk facilitated by attorney Herbert Adams, “Self-defense in Georgia: Lessons from the Zimmerman Trial.”
A free lunch will be provided to all of those that RSVP to joecorrado@clayton.edu by Thursday, Sept. 19 at 3:30 pm

All Constitution Week events are free and open to the public.


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