Armstrong Holds Annual Constitution Day Lecture


(Sept. 7, 2013) Armstrong’s Department of Criminal Justice, Social and Political Science presents the annual John Kearnes Lecture on the Founding and the Constitution. Armstrong Professor of Criminal Justice Dennis Murphy will discuss “How Many Lone Nuts Does it Take to Bring About Presidential Succession?”

The lecture will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at noon in the Student Union’s Ogeechee Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.

Every year, Armstrong’s Department of Criminal Justice, Social and Political Science observes Constitution Day with the John Kearnes Lecture on an important aspect of the United States Constitution and its history. The 2013 event is co-sponsored by Phi Alpha Delta, in collaboration with the Armstrong Student Government Association.

Constitution Day is observed on Sept. 17 in recognition of the adoption of the Constitution and those who have become United States citizens. On Sept. 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution.

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