September 16, 2005

Samford, American Village Celebrate U.S. Constitution

"...Samford University and American Village will host an address by Kevin Newsom, Solicitor General of Alabama, on Monday September 19 at 3:30 p.m., in the Chapel at American Village..."

ConstitutionIn celebration of national Constitution Day, Samford University and American Village will host an address by Kevin Newsom, Solicitor General of Alabama, on Monday, September 19 at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel at American Village.

Newsom will speak on the subject of "The Rehnquist Legacy," and Samford Political Science professor William Collins will provide commentary following the address. The event is open to the public.

Newsom '94, an alumnus of Samford and Harvard University and the second-most significant non-judicial legal figure in the state, has already established a high national profile as a legal scholar. Collins is a longtime member of Samford's faculty and was the recipient of the Howard College of Arts and Sciences Award for Teaching Excellence in 2004.

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