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.