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Open Democracy Brings Constitutional Law Expert to Manchester

June 19, 2018

Contact: Olivia Zink (603) 715-8197

Open Democracy brings Constitutional Law Expert to Manchester

This Thursday, June 21st, the author and legal scholar cited by the Supreme Court in 35 of its decisions will be the keynote speaker for Open Democracy’s Annual Meeting. Yale Law Professor Akhil Reed Amar’s remarks will include a discussion of Article 10 of the New Hampshire Constitution [“Right of Revolution”].

The event runs from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Executive Court Banquet Facility (1199 S. Mammoth Road; Manchester, NH 03109).

Amar will be available for media interviews before and at the event.

Amar is the author of several books. His most recent, “The Constitution Today” (2016), was named one of the year’s Top 10 nonfiction books by Time magazine. Amar regularly testifies before Congress at the invitation of both parties. He has appeared on The Colbert Report and The O’Reilly Factor, and was an informal consultant to the TV show The West Wing.  His full bio is available at

The evening includes complimentary hearty appetizers, socializing and a silent auction.  Tickets are available at

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