San Diego Mesa College Observes Constitution Day

San Diego Mesa College will observe U.S. Constitution Day on Monday, September 18.  The 216th anniversary of the original signing day in Philadelphia in 1787, falls on Sunday, September 17. The public is invited to attend one or both of the following activities:

San Diego Mesa College Olympian Speech and Debate Team Demonstration

Coached by Professor Larry Weiss                                   Time:        10  to 10:55 a.m.                                                                                                                    Location:   Cafeteria Quad 


Members of the audience are invited to become a member of 'The House' (audience) as members of the award-winning Mesa College Speech and Debate Team debate a controversial constitution-related topic, in Parliamentary-Style form.


“War & the Rule of Law: The Constitution & Our Times” Discussion

Public Address-Discussion                                            Time:        11 to 12:20 p.m.

Location:   Learning Resource Center #435


Guest Speaker: Marjorie Cohn, J.D.

Professor of Law, Thomas Jefferson School of Law


Professor Majorie Cohn lectures worldwide on law, international human rights, and U.S. foreign policy.  She is a news consultant, legal analyst, and commentator for numerous media, including CBS, MSNBC, Fox News, CNN, NPR, BBC, and Pacifica Radio. She is the author of numerous articles in legal journals and in the general-circulation press.  She is president-elect of the National Lawyers Guild.  On behalf of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, Professor Cohn also has served as a legal observer in Iran.  Public Reception following, courtesy of.


Voter Registration Drive

Students will conduct a voter registration drive, sponsored by the Mesa College Associated Student Government.