EVENT: Prof. Akhil Amar and Justice Clarence Thomas at the National Archives

In celebration of the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution, Yale Law Professor Akhil Amarmember of CAC’s Board of Directors, will join Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas on September 12 at the National Archives to discuss the past, present, and future of the nation’s founding document in a program titled, “The Constitution Turns 225.”

The Constitutional Accountabiltiy Center is co-sponsoring the program along with the Federalist Society and the National Archives.



The program will begin at 7 p.m. on September 12 in the William G. McGowan Theater in the National Archives Building, located near the National Mall.

A book signing of America’s Unwritten Constitution with author Professor Amar will follow the program.

The program is free and open to the public. The National Archives Building is located at Constitution Ave. and 7th Street, NW. Metro accessible on the Yellow and Green lines, Archives/Navy Memorial/Penn Quarter station. Attendees should enter through the Special Events entrance on 7th and Constitution Ave, NW. Due to the popularity of this program, seating will be very limited, and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations will be accepted. Free tickets will be distributed at the National Archives Special Events entrance on Constitution Avenue, beginning one hour prior to the start time. You must be present to receive a ticket. Theater doors will open 30 minutes prior to start time.