Celebrate Constitution Day! Covid and the Constitution

  • 9/17/2020 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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  • Celebrate Constitution Day!  Covid and the Constitution

    September 17th is Constitution Day! Join us as we celebrate our country's most sacred document!

    We're partnering with Miami University for this event.Please register at: https://miamioh.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_h9OX4yHPQnC02bjT0bjwDw

    The responses of local, state, and federal governments to COVID-19 have given rise to a plethora of constitutional questions. To celebrate Constitution Day, the presenters will lead a discussion of many of the constitutional structural and liberties issues that have resulted from masking, distancing, isolation, testing, tracing, and other measures intended to control the spread and impact of the Virus.
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    Dr. Daniel E. Hall earned his B.S. at Indiana University, Juris Doctor from Washburn University, and Doctor of Education from the University of Central Florida. He is professor of justice and community studies and political science at Miami University and visiting professor of law at Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. Daniel is the author of over 25 texts and a dozen articles on constitutional and criminal law. Before joining the academy, Daniel practiced law in the United States and Micronesia.

    Dr. John Feldmeier earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Ohio Dominican College, Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School, and M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Miami University. Before joining the academy, Dr. Feldmeier practiced law in Ohio, handling numerous cases involving important constitutional issues, including one that reached the U.S. Supreme Court. Dr. Feldmeier has published several articles on constitutional subjects in law reviews and political science journals. He is currently a professor of Political Science at Wright State University and an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Dayton School of Law.

    Dr. John Forren earned his A.B. at the University of Chicago and Ph.D. in political science at Johns Hopkins University. A native of Pataskala, Ohio, Dr. Forren is currently an Associate Professor and Chair of Miami University’s Department of Justice & Community Studies and the Executive Director of the University’s Menard Family Center for Democracy. Previously, he taught in Miami’s Department of Political Science and served as Associate Director of the University’s Honors Program. Beyond Miami, Dr. Forren has also taught at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, East Carolina University, the College of William and Mary and the University of Indianapolis. Dr. Forren has published extensively in public law and civic engagement.