The University Library, together with Regent’s Center for Latino Leadership, Law Library, Student Services, and the Virginia Latino Higher Education Network, sponsored Regent’s sixth annual Constitution Day celebration on September 17th. This year’s topic was Celebrating Our Constitution with a Hispanic Lens: History, Law, and Contemporary Issues. Panelists included (left to right in photo) Mr. Hugo Valverde, Esq.; Mr. Peter Baron; Ms. Emily Sumner, Esq.. Dr. Mary Manjikian served as moderator. For an overview of the event, click here.
Public Law 108-447, Sec. 111 (b) states: “Each educational institution that receives Federal funds for a fiscal year shall hold an educational program on the United States Constitution on September 17 of such year for the students served by the educational institution.”