The Constitution Day Lecture brings a distinguished speaker to the University of Maine School of Law annually to reflect on the significance of the U.S. Constitution.

2022 Constitution Day Lecture

Jeannie Suk Gersen

The 2022 Constitution Day Lecture will be presented on September 19 from 12:15 – 1:15 pm in the Moot Courtroom at 246 Deering Ave, Portland. Jeannie Suk Gersen will deliver the lecture. Gersen is the John H. Watson, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School where she teaches constitutional law, criminal law and procedure, family law, and the law of art, fashion, and the performing arts. She is the author of three books including “At Home in the Law,” an examination of major legal developments in the U.S. domestic violence law landscape. She has been a Guggenheim Fellow and a recipient of Harvard Law School’s Sacks-Freund Award for Teaching Excellence. Gersen is also a contributing writer to The New Yorker where she writes on a variety of contemporary legal issues.

Past Constitution Day Lectures