The Fourteenth Amendment: The 140th Anniversary Symposium

Venue: The University of Akron School of Law

Location: Akron, Ohio, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 23, 2008 End Date/Time: Oct 24, 2008
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The symposium will feature discussions on how the amendment came to be; how the early cases of the court are being used today by the U.S. Supreme Courts and other courts; what the Court’s first three cases tell us about the amendment and the court; what drafting choices the 39th Congress made and why; how Section 3 of the amendment was used and what the potential is for continuing use; and how the citizenship clause changed African-American discourse.
For registration information, call 330-972-6363, or e-mail Nine hours of CLE credit is being requested. Symposium cost is $75 to receive CLE credit; $50 for UA School of Law alumni. Otherwise, symposium is free of charge, however space is limited and registration is required to reserve a seat. Full program and registration details are available at
The Akron Law Review is a co-sponsor of the symposium and will publish the proceedings in a future issue of the Review.


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