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Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities

Welcome to the Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities Section Page

The Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities Section is committed to preserving and protecting rights guaranteed by the N.C. and U.S. constitutions, and educating themselves, the practice and the public about these important documents.

About the Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities Section

The Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities Section is a forum for attorneys in all practice areas interested in issues relating to constitutional law. One of the section's goals is to increase public awareness of the U.S. Constitution. The section sponsors CLE programs and services, provides members with a substantive newsletter and helps mold the association's legislative agenda for presentation to the General Assembly.

  • Scholarship Opportunity

    As part of our mission, we award scholarships to students of all ages who wish to participate in programs, competitions, or other activities that relate to constitutional law.

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  • John McNeill Smith, Jr. Award

    The John McNeill Smith, Jr. Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities Section Award is to honor a person who has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to the ideals embodied in the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of North Carolina. 

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  • The Constitutionalist

    Section members receive The Constitutionalist newsletter, which recently featured the following article:

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  • Constitution Day

    The Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities Section celebrate Constitution Day, which is held annually ...

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