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This upcoming fall, the Georgetown Center for the Constitution will offer a series of speaking engagements for faculty, staff, and students. Locations TBD.
"Originalism and Criminal Law": At 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4, Professors Laura Donohue and John Stinneford will discuss the role that originalism plays in interpreting constitutional provisions related to criminal procedure. Professor Donohue is an expert in the Fourth Amendment and bulk data collection. Professor Stinneford has produced highly influential scholarship on the original meaning of the Eighth Amendment.
"Protecting the Right to Bear Arms: History and Challenges": On Thursday, November 5, The Georgetown Center for the Constitution will co-sponsor a day-long conference with Heritage Foundation on gun rights and reasonable restrictions to the Second Amendment. While the event will last all day, please review the schedule and feel welcome to come and go as your schedule permits.
"Comparative Originalism": At 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, Professor Yvonne Tew will discuss the role of originalism in other countries, showing that originalism is anything but an American novelty.