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Robert Martin
Hamilton Celebrates Constitution Day With Martin Lecture

To commemorate America’s 227th “Constitution Day,” Professor of Government Robert Martin gave a talk on Sept. 17 titled “Alexander Hamilton’s Constitutional Order” in KJ’s Red Pit. “I come to history with a purpose,” he announced upon his introduction, immediately engaging his audience. The lecture focused on the hostile relationship between government and the press at a time when both were newly formed entities.  More ...

Hamilton to Commemorate Constitution Day on Sept. 17

Hamilton College will commemorate Constitution Day on Wednesday, Sept. 17, with a lecture titled "Alexander Hamilton's Constitutional Order" by Professor of Government Robert Martin at 4:10 p.m., in the Red Pit, KJ. The lecture is free and open to the public.  More ...

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Martin Describes Air of Dissent Surrounding Constitution Signing

On the occasion of 226th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution, Professor of Government Rob Martin spoke on the political landscape surrounding the Constitution and its influence on American democracy.  More ...

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Constitution Day Lecture to Feature Prof. Robert Martin

In honor of Constitution Day, Professor of Government Robert Martin will speak on the topic “Occupying Philadelphia in 1787: The Constitution’s Critics and the Birth of American Democratic Culture,” on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m., in the Red Pit, KJ.  The talk is free and open to the public.  More ...

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Martin Delivers USC Constitution Day Address

Professor of Government Robert Martin delivered the Constitution Day lecture on Sept. 17 at the University of South Carolina. The lecture focused on early opposition to popular government and the role those critics played in forming America’s democratic culture.  More ...

Government Faculty Reflect on Document in Constitution Day Panel

After a long, hot, summer 225 years ago on September 17, 1787, a group of men signed their names to the document that would give structure to the fledgling United States: the Constitution. After an early attempt, the Articles of Confederation, had been abandoned, the nation’s founders decided to craft a completely new document, which they did in four months.  More ...

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UVA Law Professor Caleb Nelson Discusses Common Law

Caleb Nelson, the Emerson G. Spies Distinguished Professor of Law and the Class of 1966 Research Professor of Law at the University of Virginia, delivered the fourth annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence on Monday, Sept. 19, in the Chapel.  More ...

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UVA Law Professor Caleb Nelson to Deliver Constitution Day Lecture

Caleb Nelson, the Emerson G. Spies Distinguished Professor of Law and the Class of 1966 Research Professor of Law at the University of Virginia, will deliver the fourth annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence on Monday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m., in the Hamilton College Chapel.  More ...

Constitution Day Lecture Features Jay Sekulow
Jay Sekulow, the chief counsel for the American Center for Law & Justice, gave the third annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence on Sept. 17 in the Chapel. He talked about the importance of the freedom of speech and freedom of religion in American society. More ...
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