Back to List

2018 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture Postponed, Will Be Rescheduled Next Fall

August 20, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
James Otis lecture Series logo

*Due to state office closures, the James Otis Lecture scheduled for Friday, Sept. 14 at the State House has been postponed. The next program will be scheduled next fall. 

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) Presents

The Tenth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day.


The topic for the 2018 James Otis Lecture is “The Role of Citizens in the Administration of Justice.” 


Broadcast from the State House, the program’s featured speaker will be South Carolina Supreme Court Justice John Cannon Few. Two students from every high school in our state have been invited to be in attendance and recognized as James Otis Scholars.

When rescheduled, the special presentation will be available LIVE via streaming format at  The lecture will then be archived and available on-demand at ETV’s Please check listings for the broadcast, originally scheduled for Friday, September 28, 2:00-3:00 p.m. on ETV World (ETVW). 

The James Otis Lecture is the American Board of Trial Advocates’ contribution to our state’s education system whereby they hold a program every year around Constitution Day. For federally funded schools, it is a federal mandate to have a program every year on or around Constitution Day, which is officially September 17.

For more information, please contact Lisa Anguilm at or 864-240-3253.


Facebook comments

Related Posts

Join us on January 17 for a FREE and innovative training session on Media Literacy. NewsLit Camp is a day-long professional development experience based on an “edcamp” style...