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12th Annual Constitution Day Supreme Court Review

The William H. Rehnquist Center will present the 12th Annual Constitution Day Supreme Court Review, a review of important cases decided during the most recent term of the Supreme Court of the United States, on September 16, 2010, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m., Ares Auditorium (Room 164). A reception will follow the presentations.

The cases to be discussed are:

  • Christian Legal Society Chapter of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, AKA Hastings Christian Fellowship v. Martinez et al.;
  • McDonald v. Chicago;
  • Free Enterprise Fund v. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board; and
  • Citizens United v. Federal Election Committee
Opinions for these cases are available at
The panelists include:
  • Maureen Mahoney, a member of the Supreme Court and appellate practice in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins, former United States Deputy Solicitor General and member of the Rehnquist Center Advisory Board;
  • The Honorable Neil V. Wake, United States District Court, District of Arizona;
  • Toni Massaro, Regents' Professor, Milton O. Riepe Chair in Constitutional Law and Dean Emerita of the James E. Roger College of Law; and
  • David Marcus, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law.
  • Rehnquist Center Director Sally Rider will moderate the discussion.
The free public presentation is being held in conjunction with a nationwide commemoration of Constitution Day, an annual event which is celebrated in schools and communities nationally commemorating the day in 1787 that the United States Constitution was approved by the state delegations to the Constitutional Convention and signed by thirty-nine of its framers. The event is sponsored by the non-partisan Rehnquist Center at the James E. Rogers College of Law with the generous support of the Marshall Foundation. Information on national celebrations of Constitution Day is available at


To register click on this link.   Those interested in obtaining CLE credit should contact Donna Shafer at 520-626-1629 or via email at
The Constitution Day program is made possible by the generous support of The Wings Like Eagles Foundation.
The Rehnquist Center was established at the James E. Rogers College of Law in 2006. The Center is dedicated to encouraging scholarship about, and public understanding of, the separation of powers, the balance of powers between the federal and state governments, and judicial independence. The Center’s Web site is
UANews has more info here.

Updated: 09/15/2010