A Harvard Law School graduate and Rock Hill-based attorney will speak to the public about the limits of free speech at Dina’s Place Thursday morning (Sept. 19).
Stephen Cox will speak about the topic on Constitution Day, which is regularly observed by federally-funded educational institutions. The John C. West Forum on Politics and Policy is hosting the event, which is free to the public.
Cox currently works at the law firm of Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, where he helps businesses in complex litigation and arbitration matters. He has also represented clients in bench and jury trials and in appeals to state and federal appellate courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.
Cox was named as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” for 2014 and has received recognition in the areas of banking and finance law, commercial litigation, construction law, employment law – management, labor law – management and real estate law. He also is the president of the Board of Directors of Pilgrims’ Inn, a homeless assistance agency in Rock Hill.
Constitution Day began after Senator Robert Byrd, D-WVa, sponsored legislation that designated Sept. 17, the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, as Constitution Day.