VERMILLION, S.D. -- The University of South Dakota will observe Constitution Day on Tuesday, Sept. 23 with the United States Court of Appeals 8th Circuit Court and three oral argument sessions: Hutterville Hutterian Brethren, et. al. v. Jeffrey Sveen, et al.; Hot Stuff Foods v. Houston Casualty Company; and Quam Construction v. City of Redfield.
The Constitution Day program, which is free and open to the public, begins at 9:30 a.m. at the court room inside the School of Law. In addition to the three oral arguments, the Constitution Day includes a question and answer session, and Chief Judge William Jay Riley of Omaha, Neb., Judge James B. Loken of Minneapolis, Minn., and Judge Jane Kelly of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Case briefs for all three arguments will be made available in the Law Library at the USD School of Law. Seating in the School of Law court room is limited and overflow seating will be made available in room 101.
Presented at USD by the School of Law, Constitution Day was established by Congress in 2004 to recognize the ratification of the United States Constitution. All colleges and universities that receive federal funding are required to host an educational event about the Constitution. For more information about the Constitution Day program, please contact the USD School of Law at (605) 677-5443 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.