UC Davis

Yale prof to discuss First Amendment

By From page A5 | October 15, 2013

Yale Law School professor Akhil Amar is set to speak about “The Firstness of the First Amendment” at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the UC Davis School of Law.

The event in 1001 King Hall is free and open to the public.

During the fourth annual Central Valley Foundation-James B. McClatchy Lecture on the First Amendment, Amar will discuss how and why the amendment “is indeed constitutionally first — textually, historically, structurally, doctrinally and culturally,” according to a news release.

Amar is is the brother of fellow Yale Law School graduate and constitutional scholar Vik Amar, a UCD professor.

RSVPs are requested. They can be made at http://www.law.ucdavis.edu/news/event.aspx?id=3173. Registered participants are eligible for minimum continuing legal education credit.

Cory Golden

Cory Golden

The Enterprise's higher-education and congressional reporter. http://about.me/cory_golden
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