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800 Years of Justice (WP)

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Boy, that’s a lot of candles to blow out…

Sponsored by the Law Library of Congress and the American Bar Association, Pace Law School is proud to host “Magna Carta: Enduring Legacy 1215–2015,” an exhibit honoring the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta, a document long celebrated as one of the first-ever signed mandates to challenge the authority of the King, thus laying the foundation for modern democracies.

The exhibit is open to the public at the New York Judicial Institute on the Pace Law School Campus through October 26.

And that's not all. The Law School is bringing you seven events tackling different aspects of the Magna Carta. 

Monday, October 19
A conversation with Constitutional Law Professor Kermit Roosevelt III, author of the novel Allegiance
5:00 p.m., reception to follow | Preston Hall Tudor Room

Tuesday, October 20
"Magna Carta: the Forest Charter and Animal Rights" with Pace Law professors David Cassuto and Nicholas Robinson
3:00 p.m. | Ottinger 201

"Magna Carta: Alive and Well at 800" with the Honorable Albert M. Rosenblatt, renowned retired district attorney and judge
5:00 p.m., reception to follow | New York State Judicial Institute Lecture Hall

Wednesday, October 21
"Magna Carta–William Blackstone and the Law's Partnership with Law Libraries," with Pace Law professors Marie Newman and Nicholas Robinson
2:00 p.m. | Law Library Problem Room

"Magna Carta in Westchester County: Perspectives of History" with Richard Gardella, Esq.
4:30 p.m. |  New York State Judicial Institute Lecture Hall

Thursday, October 22
"Magna Carta and Women's Rights Today" with Cindy Kanusher, director of Pace Women's Justice Center
12:00 p.m. | New York State Judicial Institute Lecture Hall

"The Roots of Environmental Law in Magna Carta and the Forest Charter" with Professor Nicholas Robinson
5:00 p.m. | New York State Judicial Institute Lecture Hall

For more info, click here.