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Magna Carta: Enduring Legacy 1215-2015
Sep 14, 2015
Brooklyn Law School will be hosting a traveling exhibit commemorating the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta from Sept. 14-28. The exhibit, “Magna Carta: Enduring Legacy 1215-2015,” is presented by the American Bar Association in partnership with the Library of Congress and its Law Library.
The exhibit is free and open to the public on the first floor of Brooklyn Law School. Public viewing hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday (sept. 14-19). The exhibit will then move across the street to Borough Hall, where it will be open to the public from Sept. 21-28.
In conjunction with the exhibit, on Sept. 17 BLS will hold a special day-long symposium – From Runnymede to Philadelphia to Cyberspace: The Enduring Legacy of Magna Carta – a global gathering of renowned legal scholars, authors, artists, historians, public officials, librarians, and archivists from around the world who will explore the continuing impact of this seminal document on U.S. law, civil rights and liberties, art, the role of libraries and archives in the Digital Age, and law and order in Cyberspace. This event is open to the public by RSVP (www.brooklaw.edu-magna-carta-rsvp).