Constitution Day lecture Sept. 17: Supreme Court nominations

A UNC-Chapel Hill law professor who has hands-on experience with the confirmation process for U.S. Supreme Court justices will share his insights at a Constitution Day lecture Sept. 17.

Michael Gerhardt, Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor in Constitutional Law, will present “Constitutional Civility: What We Have Learned about the Confirmation Process from Marshall to Kagan” at noon in the rotunda of the UNC School of Law. Light refreshments will be served.

Gerhardt is director of the UNC Center for Law and Government. He has served as special counsel and testified before Congress.

Constitution Day commemorates the day on which the Constitution of the United States was signed in 1787.