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The Supreme Court of the United States

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Join Leesburg Public Library and Dr. Judith Scourfield-McLauchlan to discuss the Supreme Court. Based on her work, Dr. Scourfield-McLauchlan gives a behind-the-scenes tour of the Supreme Court of the United States. This presentation includes a discussion of the history and judicial functions of the Supreme Court and the architectural features of the building.

Dr. Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Founding Director of the Center for Civic Engagement at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, where she teaches courses in American Government and Public Law. McLauchlan was awarded the American Political Science Association and Pi Sigma Alpha’s Certificate for Outstanding Teaching in Political Science, USF’s Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, the USF Outstanding Faculty Award, and was named one of the Top 25 Women Professors in Florida. This program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Friends of the Leesburg Library.

Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

May 19 @ 1:00 pm -
May 19 @ 2:00 pm

Other

Presenter Information:
Dr. Judithanne Scourfield-McLauchlan, Fulbright Scholar and Professor
Event Fee:
Free
Event Type:
Virtual/Online
Event Registration Link:
Click here to register

Event Contact:

Deb Bussinger
Phone:
(352) 728-9790
Email:
librarian@leesburgflorida.gov

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