Understanding Our Constitution for Today's Democracy

The Constitution embodies human dignity that has been defended ardently since its creation. Based on both British laws and the Torah, the class will provide historical context for the Constitution and its imperative respect for our Democracy today. Both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution will be highlighted using landmark Supreme Court decisions from 1803 to the present.

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  1. Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library
  2. (973)744-0500 x2224
  3. info@adultschool.org
Mon, September 23
10:30 am — 12:30 pm
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The Constitution embodies human dignity that has been defended ardently since its creation. Based on both British laws and the Torah, the class will provide historical context for the Constitution and its imperative respect for our Democracy today. Both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution will be highlighted using landmark Supreme Court decisions from 1803 to the present.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library

50 South Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ 07042

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Be part of the May in Montclair tradition by submitting a 2020 event for appearance in the May in Montclair ONLINE Calendar of Events at mayinmontclair.org.    Events running from April 24 to May 31 can be submitted, free of charge, up to and including the date of the event. 

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