Pellissippi State Community College will honor Constitution Day, Sept. 16, with a presentation on the history of judicial law. M. Akram Faizer, professor at the Duncan School of Law at Lincoln Memorial University, is the featured speaker at the free event.
The presentation is 12:55-1:50 p.m. in the Goins Building Auditorium on the Pellissippi Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. The community is invited to attend.
“The goal of Constitution Day is to raise aware of the United States Constitution, the oldest written constitution in continuous use,” said Toni McDaniel, Pellissippi State history professor. The Student Life and Recreation Office will pass out pocket constitutions to those in attendance.
Faizer joined the LMU faculty as an assistant professor of law this past July. Prior to moving to Tennessee, he was a practicing attorney in Buffalo, N.Y., where he specialized in litigation at the law firm of Hiscock & Barclay LLP. He focused on real estate valuation litigation, with special emphasis on both eminent domain and tax assessment disputes.
Faizer was the first person to be awarded the Hanna S. Cohn Young Lawyer Award by the New York State Bar Association for pro bono legal service to his community. The award is presented annually to only one attorney in the state, based on the recommendation of that attorney’s local bar association.
For more information on the Constitution Day event, contact McDaniel at (865) 694-6697. To request accommodations for a disability, contact Human Resources and Affirmative Active at (865) 694-6607 or email@example.com.