May 23, 2016
*** Media Advisory – Save the Date for June 2 ***
WHO: Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt, Governor Brian Sandoval, Chief Justice Ron D. Parraguirre, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress, the Library of Congress and the Law Library of Congress.
WHAT: The reception will commemorate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta, the charter of liberties granted by England’s King John to his barons in 1215. Since its creation, Magna Carta has been widely viewed as an enduring symbol of liberty, and has influenced the creation of the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The exhibit will feature images from the Library’s rare books collection along with supporting text to tell the story of Magna Carta’s role in promoting the rule of law.
WHERE: The reception will take place on the first floor foyer of the Grant Sawyer State Office Building at 555 E. Washington Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89101. Space is limited.
WHEN: The reception will be held on Thursday, June 2 from 12 to 1:30 p.m., and is open to the media.
NOTES: RSVPs are appreciated by Thursday, June 9 by 5 p.m. Please RSVP to Monica Moazez via email at MMoazez@ag.nv.gov.