(June x, 2010)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

Centenary Society Presents Constitution Day Lecture September 14

Henry C. Walker
Henry C. Walker

SHREVEPORT, La. (Centenary News Service) —Centenary College and the Pre-Law Society present a Constitution Day lecture, Tuesday, Sept. 14 beginning at 11 a.m. in the Kilpatrick Auditorium located on the College campus. The event is part of a series of academic convocations and related events.

Henry C. Walker, a prominent criminal law attorney (retired) from Shreveport will be the guest speaker.

A 1968 graduate of the Tulane Law School, Walker retired after 40 years in the practice of civil rights and criminal defense law. A frequent speaker on constitutional law issues, He continues to work pro bono with the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Right To Counsel Committee of the Louisiana Bar Association, the Domestic Violence Section of the Louisiana Bar Foundation, The Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and locally with Volunteers for Youth Justice.

The event is free and open to the public.

Find out more about the the United States Constitution and Constitution Day on Magale's Library's resource page on the matter.

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and has been recognized as "One of the Best 373 Colleges" by the Princeton Review and one of "America's Best Colleges" by Forbes.com. In 2008 Centenary College celebrated 100 years in Shreveport and Bossier City.