O'Connor to deliver Ashbrook Constitution Day address

Published on Sep. 10, 2021
History and Political Science

ASHLAND, Ohio – Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor will speak at the Ashbrook Center’s Constitution Day Lecture on Friday, Sept. 17 at noon at the John C. Myers Convocation Center, 638 Jefferson St., on the Ashland University campus.

 Tickets for this luncheon event are $20 per person or $160 for a table of eight. Tickets are available online at www.ashbrook.org/event/2021constitutiondaylecture. For more information or to order tickets by phone, contact Sally Schramm at 419-289-5411 or email sschramm@ashbrook.org.

O’Connor, the first woman to lead the Ohio judicial branch, has served as a justice since 2003 and as chief justice since 2011. Born in the nation’s capital and raised in Strongsville and Parma, O’Connor’s career in public service and the law spans three decades and includes service as a private lawyer, magistrate, common pleas court judge, prosecutor, and lieutenant governor. She will speak on the topic, “The Importance of State Supreme Courts in America’s Constitutional System.”

The Ashbrook Center seeks to strengthen constitutional self-government by educating our fellow Americans— students, teachers, and citizens—in the history and Founding principles of our country and the habits of reflection and choice necessary to perpetuate our republic.###