RIT Hosts Leading International Scholar for Constitution Day

Follow RITNEWS on Twitter George Anastaplo, professor of law at Loyola University of Chicago and one of the country’s leading constitutional scholars, will present a lecture at Rochester Institute of Technology entitled “Human Nature and the Constitution.” The program will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, and is part of RIT’s celebration of Constitution Day, the anniversary of the signing of the document on Sept. 17, 1787.

Professor Anastaplo is a former nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize and author of The Constitutionalist: Notes on the First Amendment, a groundbreaking work on First Amendment rights. Anastaplo was the Gannet Professor at RIT from 1985-1986 and a series of lectures he delivered here on the bicentennial of the Constitution later became the book The Constitution of 1787.

    What: Human Nature and the Constitution

    Who: George Anastaplo, Professor of Law, Loyola University of Chicago

    When: 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15

    Where: Rochester Institute of Technology
    Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, room 1125