Understanding laws, protecting our freedoms, at museum talk

WINSTED — On Sept. 17, 1787, delegates of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia signed and formally ratified the United States Constitution.

Last weekend, 230 years later, the American Museum of Tort Law in Winsted celebrated Constitution Day with a discussion featuring former television host Phil Donahue and Yale Law School Professor Akhil Reed Amar.

The discussion was held on Sunday, Sept. 17, at the Winsted United Methodist Church, which is next door to the museum.

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