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Constitution Day 2022: The Supreme Court

Soles Lecture

The 2022 annual Soles Lecture on the Constitution and Citizenship will be held on Monday, September 19 at 4:30pm with a reception to follow at 6:00pm. You can register for the event here - seating is limited. Linda Greenhouse

The guest lecturer this year is Linda Greenhouse, a senior research scholar at Yale Law School and previously an award-winning correspondent for The New York Times. Greenhouse will focus on the recent Supreme Court rulings and the start of the Court's new term on October 3. 

She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Journalism in 1998 “for her consistently illuminating coverage of the United States Supreme Court.” Before starting her second career at Yale in 2009, Greenhouse was on the staff of The New York Times for nearly 30 years. She continues to write regularly for The Times and other publications. Her most recent title is Justice on the Brink: The Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Rise of Amy Coney Barrett, and Twelve Months that Transformed the Supreme Court.

You can read more in this UDaily article. 

If you missed the program, you can watch the recording here. 

What is Constitution Day?

Happy Constitution Day on September 17, 2022

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!