Constitution and Citizenship Day Lecture

Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 12 p.m.

In recognition of Constitution and Citizenship Day, the DC Public Library
will host a lecture by Jeffery Rosen on Tuesday, September 7, at 12 noon. Rosen will discuss the U.S. Supreme Court and how the judicial branch of government works.

Rosen is a professor of law at The George Washington University and the legal affairs editor of The New Republic. His most recent book is The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries that Defined America. He also is the author of The Most Democratic Branch, The Naked Crowd, and The Unwanted Gaze.

Rosen's essays and commentaries have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, on National Public Radio, and in The New Yorker, where he has been a staff writer. The Chicago Tribune named him one of the 10 best magazine journalists in America.

The lecture will take place at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in the Great Hall. For more information, please contact the Social Sciences Division 202-727-1261