Centenary to host Shreveport Bar Association Law Week presentation

SHREVEPORT – Centenary will host a distinguished panel of local legal experts during the Shreveport Bar Association’s 2022 Law Week on Wednesday, April 27, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in the Whited Room in Bynum Commons. The panel discussion, "Toward a More Perfect Union - The Constitution in Times of Change,” is free and open to the public.

Panelists include Centenary alumnus Drew Burnham, at attorney at Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway in Shreveport; Brady O’Callaghan, Caddo Parish First Judicial District Court judge; and Mark Hornsby, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Louisiana. The panel presentation will be followed by Q&A moderated by local attorneys Gemma Zuniga and Cavett Feazel, both Centenary alumni, and Meredith Bro.

The panel discussion will focus on recent decisions by the Supreme Court, including the challenges to Roe v. Wade and the New York NRA's lawsuit; ethical and other challenges to the Supreme Court, such as a need for a Code of Ethics, court packing, and term limits; the recent confirmation of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, and the emergency or "shadow" docket used by the Court.

Passport Points will be available for Centenary students who attend. Masks are encouraged, but optional, as students are invited to bring their lunches to the event. A Zoom option will also be available at centenary.edu/lawweek.


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