Faculty, Staff and Students Participate in Panel Discussion on Constitution Day at SC State

Friday, September 17, 2010

In observance of Constitution Day, SC State University will organize a panel discussion on the history of the Constitution on Friday, Sept. 17, 2010 beginning at 10 a.m. in Nance Hall, room 106.

The panel discussion will be entitled: “The Supreme Court and the Constitution: Why they matter?” The panel will be comprised of two professors and three SC State students, including Dr. William Legette, professor of political science; Dr. Stanley Harrold, professor of history; Larry Williams, junior political science major; Kimber Sherman, senior political science major and Terrence McKenzie, senior political major. Dr. William Hine, professor of history, will serve as moderator for the discussion.

Immediately following the panel discussion will be the viewing and open dialogue on the problematic issues involving jury selection as evidenced in the court trial, “Edmondson vs. Leesville Concrete Company,” taking place at 11 a.m. in Nance Hall room 309.

For more information on SC State University’s Constitution Day Program, contact Dr. Benedict Jua in SC State’s Department of Social Sciences at 536-8969 or 536-8169.