On Thursday evening December 1st, 2021, Dean Bill Treanor will deliver the Eighth Annual Salmon P. Chase Distinguished Lecture commemorating the Constitutional Contributions of Gouverneur Morris. Cosponsored by the Supreme Court Historical Society, the lecture will be hosted by a Justice of the Supreme Court. The next day, Friday, December 2nd, 2021 we will hold our all-day Eighth Annual Faculty Colloquium at Georgetown Law.
The Georgetown Center for the Constitution, founded in 2012, offers a variety of programs on constitutional law and theory at Georgetown Law, placing special emphasis on how best to remain faithful to the Constitution's text.
Led by Professor Randy Barnett, the Center sponsors lectures, faculty colloquia, conferences, visiting scholars, post-graduate fellowships, and student fellows. All of its activities are designed to engage scholars, students, and even Supreme Court justices in conversations about how to interpret and apply the document that sits under glass less than ten blocks away from Georgetown Law.
The Georgetown Center for the Constitution announced it will award its fourth annual Thomas Cooley Book Prize of $50,000 to Professor Sean Wilentz of Princeton University for his book, No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding (Harvard University Press, 2018).