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Constitution Day Program: September 17
14 LSU law constitution day posterIn commemoration of this year’s Constitution Day on Wednesday, September 17—marking the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution—Professors Paul Baier, John Devlin, and Michael Coenen will offer a look back at the Supreme Court’s previous Term and a preview of the upcoming Term.  The discussion will take place in Room 110 at 12:40 p.m. Among other things, the discussion will cover:
  • Bond v. United States, regarding the scope of the Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act of 1998.
  • Schuette v. BAMN, regarding the constitutionality of a statewide ban on the use of race-conscious admissions policies by public universities.
  • DOT v. Association of American Railroads (upcoming), in which the Court will consider a claim that the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 unconstitutionally delegates authority to private entities.

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