The University of Central Arkansas Student Government Association will host Constitution Day at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Student Center Room 205A at UCA.
This year’s topic is "Selected First Amendment Issues on a College Campus." A panel will discuss free speech zones, time, manner and place restrictions on "speech," commercial speech, distribution on campus of literature, materials and handbills and what is "hate" speech? There will be a brief history and overview of the First Amendment. A question and answer session will follow the discussion.
Panelists are Ali Brady, assistant attorney general, Arkansas Attorney General’s Office; Dr. Jay Barth, M.E. and Ima Graves Peace distinguished professor of politics, Hendrix College; and John Tull, attorney and partner, Quattelbaum, Grooms, Tull and Burrow LLC. Dr. Tom McInnis, political professor and pre-law advisor, will serve as moderator.