Missouri Supreme Court Justice Mary R. Russell to Speak on Constitution Day

Missouri Supreme Court Justice Mary R. Russell will present "Why is the Constitution Important to You?" at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room B in honor of Constitution Day. 

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Mary R. Russell

Judge Russell received her B.S. and B.A. from Truman and graduated summa cum laude in 1980. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 1983. In September 2004 she was appointed to the Missouri Supreme Court.

Judge Russell was a member of the Board of Governors from 1993-1997 and served as president from 1996-1997.

Among various awards, Judge Russell received the 2008 Women’s Justice Award from The Daily Record and Rotarian of the Year Award in 2007. She also received the Truman State University Outstanding Alumni Award in 2003.

This event is sponsored by the Provost and welcomes all students, staff and faculty.

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