We the People celebrate Constitution Day

US Consitution as part of Global Collaboration Day 

A former Texas judge will talk about the importance of the US Constitution in building our institutions and working as a society. The judge will also talk about how it is relevant in today’s society and how it compares to more modern constitutions. Questions from participants will guide the discussion after the judge’s opening remarks.  Be ready with questions that will lead to a deeper understanding of the US Constitution. If you would like to send questions ahead of time, please send them to distancelearning@esc13.txed.net with “constitution” in the subject line.   9 AM Central  September 17, 2015

From the Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA

Preamble Challenge
September 17, 2015
7:30 a.m. CDT
To kick off the day, National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeff Rosen will lead students in a rousing reading of the Preamble of the Constitution of the United States on the museum’s front lawn.

Kids Town Hall with Justice Breyer
September 17, 2015
11 AM CDT
Students can watch a live program with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, a person who works with the Constitution every day.  Justice Breyer will speak about the ins and outs of his job, and answer questions from the live audience.

The Court and the World: Justice Breyer Book Event
September 17, 2015
1 p.m. CDT
Join U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer for a special moderated conversation about the increasingly global scope of the work of the high court. Justice Breyer’s third book as a justice is titled The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities. Justice Breyer will also discuss American law as it applies in international contexts including commerce, copyright, human rights, treaty obligations and securities fraud.

Constitution Day Live Chat
Weekdays September 10-23, 2015
6 a.m. – 6 p.m. CDT
Our experts are answering all of your Constitution Day Questions!  Ask us about the Interactive Constitution, the Constitution Hall Pass videos, events at the museum, and more! constitutioncenter.org/constitutionday

 

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