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GLOBE Talk: Contemporary Issues in First Amendment Law: Religion, Speech, and Politics (U.S. Constitution Day)
September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Join us for this conversation in honor of U.S. Constitution Day! This talk will cover the First Amendment through the lens of current events. From pending cases to politics, this talk will focus on the wide-ranging impact the First Amendment to the United States Constitution has on our society.
Presented by: Jared Carter, JD, Adjunct Professor of Law, The Colleges of Law
Jared Carter graduated from Vermont Law School in 2009 where he received an Equal Justice Foundation Fellowship to litigate a constitutional challenge to U.S. Treasury Department Regulations prohibiting travel to Cuba. A veteran attorney and advocate for social, legal and economic justice, Professor Carter spent a year as law clerk to Justices William Leaphart, Jim Rice and Jim Nelson at the Montana Supreme Court. As an Assistant Professor of Law, Professor Carter teaches a range of courses including: Legal Activism, Appellate Advocacy, First Amendment Law, and Natural Resources Law. In addition, he has developed numerous study away courses that take students to Cuba to learn about the Cuban legal system. An active member of the Vermont bar, Jared also directs the Vermont Community Law Center, litigating constitutional and consumer rights issues in state and federal court. Most recently, Jared has worked as the Legal Director of the Cornell Law School’s First Amendment Clinic. Outside his legal work, Professor Carter is an avid outdoors-person—backpacking, canoeing and fly-fishing in the warmer months, and cross-country skiing in the winter. Despite the fact that Vermont is landlocked, Professor Carter also enjoys surfing and does so in the frigid waters of the New England coastline.