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Suzanne Clary

About Suzanne Clary

Suzanne Clary is President of the Jay Heritage Center, in Rye, NY. The Jay property is the boyhood home of New York State’s only native Founding Father, John Jay (1745-1829), America’s first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and author of The Jay Treaty.

A New Academic Conference at Jay Heritage Center

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constitution week 016This past September 18 – 20, in launching the first of what it hopes to be many academic conferences at its site, the Jay Heritage Center (JHC) faced a welcome challenge: to select a topic, a keynote speaker, and partner institutions sure to generate vigorous, enlightened and thought provoking discussions.

As a member site of NY’s Path Through History for its themes on Civil Rights and suitably inspired by our nation’s observation of Constitution Week each fall, JHC asked acclaimed scholar, author and Yale Law School Professor, Akhil Reed Amar to speak “On the Nature of Constitutions.” Continue reading