BGSU to host Constitution Day lecture

Virtual talk on Sept. 17 promotes the study of the U.S. Constitution

Bowling Green State University will host a public lecture to commemorate Constitution Day. The day is dedicated to promoting the study of the United States Constitution, which was adopted on Sept. 17, 1787. The virtual lecture is free and open to the public.

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On Thursday, Sept. 17, at 5 p.m., Kimberly Wehle will discuss “How to Read the Constitution – and Why.” Wehle is an author, lawyer, professor of law at the University of Baltimore School of Law, and legal expert. She is a former legal analyst for CBSNews, appearing on Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan. She is a regular guest on MSNBC, CNN, BBC, and NPR, and has appeared on FoxNews, C-SPAN and PBS. Wehle is a contributor to Politico, The Atlantic, The Bulwark, and The Hill, and has written for the Baltimore Sun and LA Times.

A practicing lawyer for over 25 years, Wehle is a former assistant United States attorney, associate independent counsel in the Whitewater Investigation, and an experienced appellate and civil litigator. Wehle received her J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School where she was an editor of the Michigan Law Review. Her undergraduate degree is from Cornell University, where she was Phi Beta Kappa and graduated magna cum laude in English. She is the author of the books, “How to Read the Constitution—and Why” and “What You Need to Know About Voting—and Why.” To participate in the Wehle event visit bgsu.edu/kimwehle. 

Arrangements for the appearance of Kimberly Wehle were made through HarperCollins Speakers Bureau, New York, New York. Constitution Week speakers and events are made possible thanks to the generosity of BGSU alumnus William Arnold ’74.