Georgetown Law Open on Time
The Law Center will open on time, Tuesday, January 27, 2015, but liberal leave is in effect.
All designated emergency employees must report to work on time. All other employees may take unscheduled leave, but should contact their supervisor to discuss the needs of their unit and individual circumstances. Classes will begin at their normal time, unless otherwise noted on the class cancellation line: 202-662-9446 or the class cancellation page. Any changes to this announcement will be communicated through the same channels by 5:00 am on Tuesday morning.
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Freedom National, Slavery Local: The Antislavery Constitutionalism of Salmon P. Chase
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the appointment of Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase to the United States Supreme Court, The Georgetown Center for the Constitution and The Supreme Court Historical Society present Distinguished Professor James Oakes to deliver his lecture, Freedom National, Slavery Local: The Antislavery Constitutionalism of Salmon P. Chase. This lecture will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 5, 2014. Please see here for me information on the lecture and how to attend.
On February 20-21, 2015, the Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism at the University of San Diego Law School will hold its Sixth Annual Hugh and Hazel Darling Foundation Originalism Works-in-Progress Conference. The conference will include approximately 6 unpublished papers on originalism, with separate commentators, and then questions from the other participants at the conference.
You are invited to submit a work-in-progress for the Sixth Conference. A work in progress is a draft paper in article or book chapter form that is not yet published as of the conference date. An originalism paper is defined broadly to be any paper that argues for or against originalism as a matter of theory, or applies originalism to some aspect of the Constitution. See here for more information on how to submit a paper.