The Second Amendment and Gun Violence

John and Frances Angelos Law Center
Moot Courtroom

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., a constitutional law scholar and lead impeachment manager in the second impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump, will be the Constitution Day speaker at the University of Baltimore School of Law from 4 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15.

The event will take place in the Moot Courtroom at the School of Law. Register to attend in person below. The event also will be livestreamed on Zoom: register here.

Raskin, whose district includes Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, taught constitutional law at American University’s Washington College of Law for more than 25 years. He will speak on “The Second Amendment and Gun Violence.” Following his formal remarks, the congressman will hold a conversation with UBalt Law Dean Ronald Weich.

Raskin has authored several books, including Overruling Democracy: The Supreme Court versus the American People and the New York Times #1 bestseller Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth and the Trials of American Democracy. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, and a former editor of the Harvard Law Review.

Constitution Day is an annual national celebration designed to renew the nation's familiarity with the tenets of its founding document. On Sept. 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by the delegates to the Constitutional Convention and prepared for ratification by the states.

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