Justice Paul M. Newby of the Supreme Court of North Carolina and Professor John V. Orth, Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law, co-authors of the authoritative text on the state constitution, The North Carolina Constitution with History and Commentary (2d ed. 2013), will present an evening program, “A Historical Primer on the North Carolina Constitution,” for the general public on October 21, 2013.
Justice Newby was first elected to the Supreme Court of North Carolina in 2004. He holds a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law. Prof. Orth is the William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor of Law at University of North Carolina School of Law. He holds a J.D. and Ph.D from Harvard University.
The program, presented by the State Archives and State Library of North Carolina, will take place Monday, October 21, from 6-7 p.m. in the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Building at 109 East Jones Street in Raleigh. Please RSVP to the program online at http://www.ncdcr.gov/NewbyLecture.
Join us and learn more about our state’s constitution. A reception will immediately follow the program in the State Library’s Government & Heritage Library. The reception is sponsored by the Friends of the Archives.
Contact Andrea Gabriel at the State Archives with questions. She can be reached at 919.807.7326 or firstname.lastname@example.org.