The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee is joining with the
Registration in advance is not required; however, “You may arrive at any time to
Federal courts throughout the country are sponsoring similar reading programs to
The Chattanooga Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, in partnership with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, will host a public reading of the United States Constitution to celebrate Constitution Day on September 17, 2019.
The event will be held at the Joel W. Solomon Federal Building, 900 Georgia Avenue, on the courthouse steps from 11:30 a.m. to approximately 1:00 p.m.
The public is invited to attend this event to join the FBA and the Court in celebrating our status as “We the People” and in commemorating the document and law that formed the bedrock of our beloved country. The Constitution will be read in 110 segments that take one minute or less to read for the average reader.
If you would like to read a segment, please sign up at
Please visit check-in at the event when you arrive. Signing up in advance is not required but would be appreciated. Please note that you do not have to arrive at 11:30 a.m. to read—you may arrive at any time during the event, so long as readings remain available. Readings will primarily be assigned on a first-come first-filled basis.
For more information about this event or the Federal Bar Association, please email Russell_Eslinger@tned.uscourts.gov.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019