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Constitution Day

Constitution Day (Citizenship Day) is a federal observance recognizing the adoption of the US Constitution. It is celebrated on September 17th, the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution by the US Constitutional Convention.

All educational institutions that receive public funding are required by law to provide by law to provide educational programming on the history of the US Constitution on this day.

Linfield celebrates Constitution Day with a Constitution Day Lecture, sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Forum on Law, Rights, and Justice.

The 2013 Lecture by Dr. Elizabeth Hillman, "FDR, Obama & How Presidents Drop Bombs" will be held Thursday September 19th, 11:45 am. Riley 201.

The 2014 Lecture by Jack Rakove, "How Do We Know What the Constitution Means?"