Weinstein to discuss First Amendment for Constitution Day event

James Weinstein

James Weinstein, Amelia Lewis Professor of Constitutional Law, will speak at an event hosted by the League of Women Voters of Metro Phoenix at its office on Sept. 16.

“The Constitution and Corporations” is open to the public and will also feature David Lujan, a former Arizona legislator and managing partner of the Foster Group in Tempe.

Weinstein, Faculty Fellow in the Center for Law, Science & Innovation, will discuss the pros and cons of recent proposals to amend the First Amendment, in honor of Constitution Day on Sept. 17.

The free event will start at 6 p.m. with refreshments and the discussion will start at 7 p.m. at 4423 N. 24 St. in Phoenix. Donations will be accepted.

Weinstein’s areas of academic interest are Constitutional Law, especially Free Speech, as well as Jurisprudence, Federal Courts, Civil Procedure and Legal History. He is co-editor of Extreme Speech and Democracy, and has written numerous articles in law review symposia on a variety of free speech topics.