IU Campuses Celebrate Constitution Day

(BLOOMINGTON) – The Maurer School of Law, the McKinney School of Law and IUPUC will host events Sept. 17 in honor of Constitution Day.

Maurer School of Law
Maurer School of Law at IU Bloomington. Photo by James Brosher, Indiana University
  • IU Bloomington: Trevor Potter, the former Republican chairman of the Federal Election Commission and the founder and president of the nonprofit Campaign Legal Center, will speak from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Moot Court Room in Baier Hall. His talk, “Constitutional Challenges Facing Our Democracy: The Roberts Court’s Wrong Turns on Campaign Finance, Gerrymandering and Voting Rights,” is sponsored by the IU Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, the IU Maurer School of Law chapter of the American Constitution Society and Reverse Citizens United. Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel will introduce Potter, and a reception will follow his talk.
  • IUPUI: IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law will celebrate its 125th anniversary on Constitution Day with a champagne toast and anniversary reception from 6:45 to 8 p.m. in the atrium of Inlow Hall.
  • IUPUC: As part of its annual participation in Constitution Day, IUPUC is honoring the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment by hosting a voter registration drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Columbus Learning Center. The event will include music, historical information about the suffrage movement, a lecture and a birthday cake to celebrate.