UM Constitution Day Commemoration
“Cutting-Edge Issues in Constitutional Law”
Fall Student Legal Scholarship Exposition—Constitution Day Special Edition
UM’s Constitution Day commemoration event this year honors the September 17th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution by celebrating the scholarly successes of published student authors with expertise in constitutional law.
In this Constitution Day special edition of the Law School’s Fall Student Legal Scholarship Exposition, law students will present their recently published and forthcoming articles on cutting-edge issues in constitutional law to an audience of faculty, students, and others.
Light refreshments will be served.
Alexandra Bruce(Class of 2017)
Alumni Coordinator and Articles Editor, Mississippi Law Journal
Publication: “Stevens, R.A.V., and Animal Cruelty Speech: Why Congress’s New Statute Remains Constitutionally Problematic,” 51 Gonz. L. Rev. 481, 486 (2016).
(Faculty Discussant: Associate Dean Jack Nowlin)
Madison E. Coburn (Class of 2017)
Associate Articles Editor; Alumni Coordinator, Mississippi Law Journal
Publication: “The Supreme Court’s Mistake on Law Enforcement Mistake of Law: Why States Should Not Adopt Heien v. North Carolina,” 6 Wake Forest J. L. & Pol’y 503 (2016)
(Faculty Discussant: Professor Matthew Hall)
Katherine M. Portner (Class of 2017)
Executive Articles Editor, Mississippi Law Journal
Publication: “Tinker’s Timeless Teaching: Why the Heckler’s Veto Should Not Be Allowed in Public High Schools,” 86 Miss L.J. (forthcoming 2016).
(Faculty Discussant: Professor Chris Green)