The Written Constitution and the Unwritten Tradition of Common Law

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (ET)
LIB Pohndorff Room
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Lecture
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580-5240
Department
Government

Constitution Day Lecture with James R. Stoner, Department of Political Science, Louisiana State University.

Professor James R. Stoner, Jr. (Ph.D., Harvard University, 1987) has teaching and research interests in political theory, English common law, and American constitutionalism.  He is the author of Common-Law Liberty: Rethinking American Constitutionalism (Kansas, 2003) and Common Law and Liberal Theory: Coke, Hobbes, and the Origins of American Constitutionalism (Kansas, 1992), as well as a number of articles and essays.  In 2009 he was named a Senior Fellow of the Witherspoon Institute of Princeton, New Jersey; he has co-edited two books published by Witherspoon, The Costs of Pornography: A Collection of Papers (with Donna M. Hughes, 2010) and Rethinking Business Management: Examining the Foundations of Business Education (with Samuel Gregg, 2007).  He was the 2010 recipient of the Honors College Stemberg Professorship at LSU.

Open to the public.

Sponsored by the Government Department.

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