SC State’s Pre-Law Students Discuss Death Penalty Laws during Constitution Day Observance

Thursday, October 20, 2011

WHO: SC State University’s Department of Social Sciences

Sept. 17th is designated Constitution Day by the U.S. Congress. Constitution Day is a federal observance recognizing the adoption of the Constitution. This is especially relevant at this juncture where cultural wars plague our society. Its celebration reminds us of the social glue that helps to give us our identity as well as raise our consciousness of the rights and duties contained in the document. Consciousness raising is critical because it helps to empower our students. It is against this backdrop that the pre-law students in the Political Science Program will organize a panel discussion on the death penalty, especially in cases where one of the litigants is mentally disabled.

The panel is made up of A’ Janee Landingham (senior political science pre-law track); Dominique Cheatham (senior political science pre-law track); Shaquana Cuttino (senior political science pre-law track); David Davis (senior political science pre-law track); Deon Tedder (senior political science pre-law track) and Brittney McDaniel (senior political science pre-law track).

WHERE: Martin Luther King, Jr. Auditorium
WHEN: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 12 p.m.
CONTACT: For more information, contact Dr. Benedict Jua at 803-536-8969, or via email at