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Constitution Day with Andrew Lester

Constitutionalism in the 21st Century

September 2, 2010
Story by Marissa Chavez, OSU Library Communications Intern

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For Immediate Release

STILLWATER - On Sept. 16, OSU commemorates the American Constitution with educational programming from guest speaker Andrew Lester, who will discuss “Constitutionalism in the 21st Century: Is the Rule of Law Relevant?”

Lester will speak in the Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library, from 3:30-5 p.m.

Lester is a member of the A&M Board of Regents and is also a practicing attorney in Edmond. Lester has written more than 80 articles on professional and public policy issues and has published, Constitutional Law and Democracy, a collection of speeches he gave in the former Soviet Union, in English, Russian and Romanian. Lester has been listed in Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, and Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.

Constitution Day is an American federal observance that recognizes the ratification of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. It is generally observed on Sept. 17, the day the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in 1787.

The OSU Library and Political Science department are sponsoring the event. It is free and open to the public. A reception follows.

For more information, visit www.library.okstate.edu/constitution or call 405-744-7331.

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that cuts across disciplines to better prepare students for a new world. Oklahoma's only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research and outreach. OSU has more than 32,000 students across its five-campus system and nearly 21,000 on its Stillwater campus; with students from all 50 states and about 110 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 200,000 students who have made a lasting impact on Oklahoma and the world. CREATE - INNOVATE - EDUCATE - GO STATE!

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URL: http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/fall10/constitution.htm
Last Updated: 3 September 2010

Media Contact:

Bonnie Ann Cain-Wood, APR
Email: lib-pub@okstate.edu
Phone: (405) 744-7331

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