September 15, 2023 | 6:30 PM
The H. F. Langenberg Memorial Speaker Series
In-Person or Virtual
1034 S Brentwood Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63117
Doors Open – 6:00 p.m.
Program Begins – 6:30 p.m.
Program Ends – 8:00 p.m.
Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg, from the United States Court of Appeals, will explore whether the Constitution is still relevant in today's society and whether it needs to be amended to reflect modern values. Dr. Howard Wall, from the Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise, will moderate a discussion on recent Supreme Court decisions and their impact on civil liberties.
Don't miss this opportunity to engage in a lively debate and gain a deeper understanding of the US Constitution. Reserve your spot today!
The event will start promptly at 6:30 PM (CT) and will begin with a presentation by Judge Ginsburg, followed by a Q&A session. It is part of the H.F. Langenberg Memorial Speaker Series, which is proud to be partnering with several organizations and universities around the country.
Audience members will be able to submit questions prior to the event. Open discussion and audience participation are hallmarks of the Langenberg Speaker Series, so the Q&A session will make up a significant part of the program, which will end at 8:00 PM.
This event is sponsored by:
Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg
Judge Ginsburg was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 1986; he served as Chief Judge from 2001 to 2008. After receiving his B.S. from Cornell University in 1970, and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1973, he clerked for Justice Thurgood Marshall on the United States Supreme Court.
Thereafter, Judge Ginsburg was a full professor at the Harvard Law School, Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OMB), and Assistant Attorney General of the United States in charge of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Concurrent with his service on the federal bench, Judge Ginsburg has taught law at the University of Chicago, New York University, Columbia University, and the University of London. Judge Ginsburg is currently a Professor of Law at the Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University.
In 2020, Judge Ginsburg hosted the PBS series, A More or Less Perfect Union. The three-part program explores the American Constitution — the foundational document that governs those who govern us. The program aired nationwide and was selected for PBS At Home Learning during the pandemic. Subsequently, he created CivicsFundamentals.org, an educational course based on the 100 questions for the U.S. civics test for naturalization.
In 2022, Judge Ginsburg was awarded the Freedom of the City of London for advancing the rule of law.