Constitutional Studies Lecture on Wednesday, April 19th at 7pm
March 27, 2017
Stone Ridge, NY
The Donald C. Katt Institute Presents the Honorable Albert Rosenblatt
SUNY Ulster Continues Its Notable Series on Constitutional Studies
SUNY Ulster continues to make its mark as a leader in the field of Constitutional Studies with the Donald C. Katt Institute. On Wednesday, April 19 at 7:00p.m., The Honorable Albert Rosenblatt, Former Associate Judge of New York State Court of Appeals, lectures on the topic “Federalism and the Importance of State Constitutions.” The free lecture will be held in the College Lounge, in Vanderlyn Hall, on the Stone Ridge Campus.
The Katt Institute is the first of its kind nationally. It serves as a place where residents from the Hudson Valley can participate in serious balanced dialogue on constitutional issues including the balance between individual liberty and national security. The Institute also gives social studies teachers a new academic center to earn professional development credit.
Judge Rosenblatt is chair of the Donald C. Katt institute board of advisors, he delivered the inaugural lecture in 2009.
Educated at the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Law School, Judge Rosenblatt served as a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, a Justice of Supreme Court's Appellate Division and Chief Administrative Judge of the State of New York before joining New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals in 2000. Judge Rosenblatt is also President of the New York State Courts Historical Society.
Dr. Ray Raymond, Associate Professor of Government and History, and the Director of SUNY Ulster Donald C. Katt Institute for Constitutional Studies says "We are so fortunate to have Judge Rosenblatt as our Spring Lecturer. He is one of the greatest judicial minds New York has ever seen.”
Each year, the Katt Institute presents two lectures. The presentation in the fall is historically based, and the spring lecture is centered on current affairs. Judge Rosenblatt is just one of a list of very distinguished judges, scholars, and historians hosted by the Donald C. Katt Institute at SUNY Ulster.
The lecture is sponsored by the Ulster Community College Foundation, Inc. and is free and open to the public, however seating is limited. Please RSVP your attendance via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 845-687-5049.