SC District Judge to Speak About Free Speech in Constitution Day Lecture
****Constitution Day lecture canceled due to school closing as a result of Hurricane Florence****
Monday, September 17 is Constitution Day in the United States. NGU’s Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice & Legal Studies has arranged a lecture where the topic of freedom of speech will be discussed.
The First Amendment, particularly freedom of speech, has been a point of tension on university campuses in 2018. Judge Donald Cecil Coggins, Jr. will present a lecture entitled: “The First Amendment: With Freedom Comes Great Responsibility.” Coggins is a South Carolina district court judge who was first appointed by President Barack Obama and re-appointed by President Donald Trump.
Dr. David Tyner, chair of the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice & Legal Studies, is acquainted with Judge Coggins.
“[Judge Coggins] is one of a small number of very important judicial appointees,” said Tyner. “He is part of the federal branch of government that interprets constitutional issues.”
The lecture will take place at 6 p.m. in Hamlin Recital Hall, a change from the original location. Tickets are available in advance at the School of Theatre Box Office. For more information, contact the box office at 864.977.7085.
In addition to this lecture, former United States Senator from South Carolina Jim Demint will also be on campus to address the NGU family during a Constitution Day chapel service earlier in the day.
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