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Constitution Day 2019
CONSTITUTION DAY: Deliberative Dialogue
The US Constitution, Citizenship, and Climate Change
On Constitution Day Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019
What right do high-school students have to sue the US Government over the Climate Crisis?
This question served as the spark for SUNY Cortland’s Constitution Day celebration – The US Constitution, Citizenship, and Climate Change. Students, faculty, staff, and two Cortland County Legislator participated in this deliberative dialogue event, exploring three options for using our Constitutional rights to address the climate crisis, regardless of our political leanings.
Here is a link to that student-initiated law suit, which is in the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals
Students respond to the prompt: Which amendment is most important??