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Constitution Day 2021

Soles Lecture

Tenth Annual James R. Soles Lecture - On the Constitution and Citizenship

with the Honorable Chief Justice Collins J. Seitz, Jr.

Delaware Supreme Court

Black, White, and Brown: Delaware and Desegregation 

When: Friday, September 17 at 3:30pm

Clayton Hall, Room 128 and on Zoom

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Picture of the Honorable Chief Justice Collins J. Seitz, Jr.

Hon. Collins J. Seitz, Jr. 

Chief Justice, Delaware Supreme Court

The Honorable Collins J. Seitz, Jr. was sworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware on November 8, 2019. He has served as a Supreme Court Justice since 2015. Prior to his judicial appointment, Chief Justice Seitz was a founding partner of Seitz Ross Aronstam & Moritz LLP, a boutique corporate advisory and litigation firm in Wilmington, Delaware representing clients in high profile corporate and trust disputes in the Delaware Court of Chancery. Before founding Seitz Ross, Chief Justice Seitz was a partner of Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP in Wilmington Delaware, where he litigated corporate and intellectual property disputes.

A member of the Delaware Bar since 1983, Chief Justice Seitz served as a board member and chair of the Board of Bar Examiners, and a board member of the Board on Professional Responsibility. Both federal and state courts often appointed Chief Justice Seitz as a Master and Trustee to oversee complex corporate, commercial and intellectual property cases. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Chief Justice Seitz received his undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware and his law degree from the Villanova University School of Law.


What is Constitution Day?

Happy Constitution Day, Celebrating the ratification of the U.S. Constitution with image of the Constitution

Constitution Day is observed every year on September 17. This observance was established by federal law to commemorate the formation and the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787 by 39 men. 

Visit the official Constitution Day website to find out about the history around the day, events celebrating September 17, the men who signed the U.S. Constitution, and more!