Event

New York State Constitutional Convention Vote – A Panel Discussion

October 03, 2017 6:00 PM
Dominican Center Room 218

Your Rights • Your Government • Your Decision

This panel will discuss the 13-word ballot referendum question: “Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?”, which New Yorkers will decide on November 7, 2017.

Panelists will address the arguments in favor of and in opposition to a constitutional convention; the potential impact a constitutional convention could have on state and local governments; and the general history and background of the New York State Constitution and New York State’s government.

Panelists will include:

  • Langdon C. Chapman, Esq., County Attorney, Orange County, New York
  • Henry M. Greenberg, Esq., Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Albany, NY
  • Jeffrey S. Kahana, JD, PhD, Associate Professor, MSMC

Michael L. Fox, JD, assistant professor at the Mount, will moderate the discussion.

This event is sponsored by the Mount's School of Business.