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Constitution Week

The Constitution: Rumors of Its Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated

Andrew Guilford

The Honorable Andrew Guilford

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
7:00 PM • CU Center

THE HONORABLE ANDREW J. GUILFORD was appointed to the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division, sitting in Orange County and serving since July 7, 2006. He has sat by designation with the Ninth and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal, and is a Patent Pilot Program Judge. Before this appointment, he received his JD degree from UCLA in 1975 and was a business trial lawyer for over 30 years, handling cases involving a wide variety of issues, particularly relating to intellectual property, unfair competition, finance, and professional liability.

Judge Guilford is the recipient of numerous awards in his field and has served on a variety of legal associations. He has written many articles on various topics concerning the justice system and serves as an adjunct professor at UC Irvine School of Law. With his strong commitment to community service, he is an active advocate for volunteer legal services for indigents.

Constitution Week Events

  • Monday, September 13, 2021
    1:10 - 2:30 PM • DeNault Auditorium
    Conversation with George Washington, President of the Constitutional Convention of 1787

  • Friday, September 17, 2021
    8:30 AM • Flagpole in front of Eagles Landing
    Public reading of the U.S. Constitution with the American Legion Color Guard
    Sponsored by the Veterans Resource Center

  • Friday, September 17, 2021
    7:00 PM • Rho Commons (TBD)
    Trivia Night
    Win prizes for your Constitutional knowledge!
    Sponsored by ASCUI

More Constitution Week Activities

Look for the kiosks and special displays throughout campus for interactive activities, free giveaways, games, voter registration opportunities, and an essay contest.

Constitution Week Activities brought to you by The Center for Civics Education, ASCUI, the Enduring Questions & Ideas Convocation series, and The SSG Matthew Thompson Veterans Resource Center.

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