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ODU TO HOST PANEL DISCUSSION SEPT. 12 FOR CONSTITUTION DAY OBSERVANCE

Old Dominion University will host a panel discussion in observance of Constitution Day, titled "Modern Interpretations of the First Amendment," from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, in room 102 of the Mills Godwin Jr. Life Sciences Building.

A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby.

Congress has passed a provision mandating that every school and college receiving federal money must teach about the Constitution annually.

Former Norfolk Circuit Court judge Marc Jacobson will serve as moderator. Panelists include:
· Conrad Shumadine, an attorney with Wilcox and Savage;
· Maria Carrillo, managing editor of The Virginian-Pilot; and
· Shannon Demos Woodruff, senior research counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice.

A question-and-answer session will follow the discussion. The event, which will also include a performance by Nancy Klein, associate professor of music, is free and open to the public. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend. For more information call 683-5759.

This article was posted on: September 5, 2006

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