Harper College will celebrate
Constitution Day on Monday September 18, 2017
from 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m.
in the Building J Theater
The program is open to the Harper College community. This year’s topic is “The 14th Amendment: Transforming American Democracy.” Our program will place special emphasis on Citizenship, the Due Process Clause and Equal Protection. Faculty members from the Harper College History and Political Science Departments will discuss the meaning and application of
this Amendment and the true ideals of liberty and justice for all.
Featuring special guest speaker Professor Walter Kendall, John Marshall Law School, Chicago. Professor Kendall will comment on Sections 4 and 5 of the 14th Amendment. The program will be introduced by Kathryn Rogalski, Dean of the Business and Social Science Division. Professor Michael J. Harkins, History Chair, will moderate the presentations and the question discussion period. Professor Henry Pomerantz will discuss Citizenship and the Immunities Clauses, Professor Bobby Summers will present Equal Protection, Professor Jim Edstrom will discuss Due Process, and Faculty fellow Adam Lopez will explain how the amendment relates to corporations.
Questions and discussion will follow at the conclusion of all 4 presentations.
Monday, September 18, 2017 at 9:30am to 10:45am
Harper College, Building J Theatre 1200 Algonquin Palatine IL 60067