The School of Law will observe Constitution Day 2011 Friday, Sept. 16, with the panel discussion, "The Future of the United States Constitution."
For 222 years Americans have lived under the United States Constitution. Now some voices argue that a new constitutional convention should be called to consider changing the Constitution. What are the advantages and disadvantages of such a convention? Are there areas of the Constitution where improvement is desirable? How might a new Constitution differ from the one we have? What might be lost if such an initiative goes forward?
These and other questions will be discussed by Saint Louis University School of Law faculty members including Professors Roger Goldman, Joel K. Goldstein, Douglas Williams, Jeff A. Redding and Hon. Michael Wolff. School of Law.
Dean Annette Clark will moderate the program.