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

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