The History and Political Science Department at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will hold its annual Constitution Day lecture at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, in Murdock Hall, Room 218, on the MCLA campus.

Paul M. Collins Jr., professor of legal studies and political science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will give a talk titled “Is This the Most Conservative Supreme Court in the Modern Era?”

This event is free and open to the public, and a remote viewing option is available, Register for online viewing at

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Community News Editor / Librarian

Jeannie Maschino is community news editor and librarian for The Berkshire Eagle. She has worked for the newspaper in various capacities since 1982 and joined the newsroom in 1989.