CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Congress established the Center for Constitutional Law (CCL) at Akron in 1986 as one of four national resource centers dedicated to legal research on constitutional issues. Akron Law created the John F. Seiberling Chair of Constitutional Law to fulfill this mission. The Center has hosted visiting U.S. Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Justice Arthur Goldberg. The Center fosters scholarly research, public education, and student engagement on current topics of constitutional import.
August, 2018 - Written Symposium, Lockett v. Ohio at 40. Call for Papers.
Sept. 13 & 14, 2018 - Conference: Erie at Eighty - Choice of Law Across the Disciplines. Call for Papers.
Oct. 25, 2018 - Ohio Civil Rights Commission, Public Hearings, 9 am to 5 pm, in the David and Ann Amer Brennan Courtroom (Room 180).
Tracy Thomas is director of the CCL and the Seiberling Chair of Constitutional Law. Her work focuses on questions of gender and civil rights remedies. Professor Thomas is the author of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & the Feminist Foundations of Family Law, Feminist Legal History, and Remedies: Public and Private (West 2017).
She is editor of the Gender Law Prof Blog. As a practicing attorney at Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C., Thomas litigated pro bono cases of constitutional prison conditions, gender equality, and criminal procedure.
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