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Wayne Law's Federalist Society to present debate March 27 on interpretation of the Constitution

February 28, 2014

DETROIT – Two constitutional law professors will face off Thursday, March 27, at Wayne State University Law School to debate “Originalism v. Living Constitutionalism.”

Wayne State Distinguished Professor of Law Robert Sedler, a world-renowned expert on constitutional law, will represent the living constitutionalism point of view. He’ll be challenged by University of Toledo College of Law Professor Lee J. Strang, a scholar of constitutional law and author of “Originalism and the Aristotelian Tradition: Virtue’s Home in Originalism,” which was published recently in Fordham Law Review.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be sponsored by Wayne Law’s Federalist Society from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium at the law school, 471 W. Palmer St. Lunch will be provided. Parking will be available for $6.50 in Structure One across West Palmer Street from the law school.

For more details, contact Josh Hadley at (480) 703-7508 or joshua.hadley@wayne.edu.