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America’s Constitution: How It Arose and How to Preserve It

In partnership with the League of Women Voters of Newport County, Salve Regina presents speaker Akhil Reed Amar, Ph.D., J.D., Yale University. In this lecture, based on his most recent book, The Words That Made Us: America’s Constitutional Conversation, 1760-1840, Professor Amar will offer his audience an overview of the grand project of American constitutionalism, past, present, and future, with particular emphasis on the importance of free expression and on America’s special place in the world.  An extended discussion period will follow the lecture; any and all questions about the American constitutional project are welcome.

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Date:
October 11
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
https://events.salve.edu/event/americas_constitution_how_it_arose_and_how_to_preserve_it_9087

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O’Hare, Salve Regina University
100 Ochre Point Ave.
Newport, RI United States
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