2019 Constitution Day Speaker: Professor Adam Winkler

Date / Time

September 17, 2019

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

2019 Constitution Day Speaker

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Adam Winkler
Professor of Law
UCLA School of Law
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Noon & 5 p.m.
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CLE Credit: 1 Credit (pending)

This presentation is open to all non-Law UIC students and faculty.

Registration: Free for faculty and students (event only); $20 (event and meal) for faculty

Join us on Constitution Day, September 17, 2019, for two unique and engaging presentations with Professor Adam Winkler of UCLA School of Law. An American constitutional law specialist, Professor Winkler’s noon presentation will discuss corporate personhood based on his award-winning book, We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights. At 5 p.m., Professor Winkler will address the Second Amendment based on his book, Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America.

Food will be served at each event, and Professor Winkler will sign books after each presentation.

About Professor Adam Winkler
Professor Adam Winkler is a specialist in American constitutional law, the Supreme Court, and gun policy. His book, We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights (2018), was a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the American Bar Association’s Legal Gavel Award, the California Book Award, and received the Scribes Award. He is also the author of Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America (2011). His scholarship has been cited in landmark Supreme Court cases on the First and Second Amendments, and he is one of the 20 most-cited law professors in judicial opinions today. His popular writing has appeared in the New York Times, New York Review of Books, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, New Republic, Atlantic, Slate, Scotusblog, and Daily Beast. He is a frequent commentator about legal issues and has appeared on Face the Nation, CNN, NBC Nightly News, C-SPAN, Newshour, ABC News, All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Marketplace. He also served as co-editor of the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution (2d Edition).