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Dartmouth College Case Symposium

Please join us March 1-2 for the Dartmouth College Case Symposium, as we commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Supreme Court case Trustees of Dartmouth College v. Woodward.

Saturday, March 2, 2019
8:00am – 3:00pm
Dartmouth College
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Dartmouth 250th

** Registration is closed for this event; it has reached full capacity. **

"It is, Sir, as I have said, a Small College …."

Please join us for the Dartmouth College Case Symposium as we commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Supreme Court case Trustees of Dartmouth College v. Woodward. The event is open to the entire Dartmouth community and will include panels and presentations by nationally renowned constitutional law scholars, Supreme Court advocates, and students completing a Winter Term course about the case.

A fee of $25 includes all sessions, a Friday evening reception at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, and lunch on Saturday. 

Registration for the session "Reargument of Trustees of Dartmouth College v. Woodward" on March 1 is now full. Additional seats will be made available on the day of the event with seating on a first-come first-served basis until capacity is reached. Overflow viewing in an adjacent room will be made available.

Former Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal ’91 and Former Solicitor General Greg Garre ’87 will also reargue the case before a panel of seven distinguished alumni/ae judges. Tom Burack ’82 will perform Daniel Webster’s famous peroration: “It is, Sir, as I have said, a Small College ….”

March 1
1 p.m. Registration - Hanover Inn, Pre-function room
1–2 p.m. Visit to Rauner Library Exhibit
2–3 p.m. Symposium Convocation
3:15–4:15 p.m. Student Panel
4:30–6 p.m. Reargument of the Dartmouth College Case Oral Argument
6–7 p.m. Reception Cohosted by the Classes of '87 and '91

March 2

8–9 a.m. Visit to Rauner Library Exhibit
9–10:30 a.m. Panel One: From the Contract Clause to Due Process Panel
10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Panel Two: The American University, Public and Private
12:30–1:15 p.m. Reception and Networking Event
1:15-2 p.m. Panel Three: Supreme Court Practice, Then and Now
2-2:15 p.m. Conclusion of Symposium: Tom Burack '82 performs Daniel Webster’s famous oration

Click here for a detailed schedule of panelists and presenters.

 

 

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