SLU Honors the US Constitution tonight at 7:30 p.m.

January 01, 2001

SAINT LEO, FLA. – How does the United States Constitution continue to shape the future of the United States in the midst of the Iraq War? On Monday, Sept. 17, four Saint Leo University professors will speak about the history and war powers granted by the Constitution at Saint Leo University's Constitution Day celebration. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. in room 307 in Lewis Hall on Saint Leo University's main campus. Constitution Day is an annual event at the University honoring the signing of the Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787.

Anthony Esposito, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, will speak on "The Iraq and Vietnam Wars Compared from a Constitutional Perspective;" Hudson Reynolds, Ph.D., associate professor of political science, will speak on "Constitutional War Powers: Nutshell History;" Marco Rimanelli, Ph.D., professor of political science, will speak on "Saddam Hussein and the U.S. Plans to Conquer Iraq;" and Tyson Anderson, Ph.D., professor of philosophy and religion, will speak on "Common Good or Common Disaster? The Case of Iraq." Heather Parker, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, will moderate the event.

The forum is free and open to the public. Saint Leo University is located on 33701 State Road 52, four miles east of Interstate 75 (exit 285), about 30 minutes north of Tampa. For more information or directions, please call (352) 588-8772.