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Auburn political science professor Clifton Perry will present a program on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta on Tuesday, July 14, at a summer Brown Bag Lunch and Learn program sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Auburn University, or OLLI at Auburn.

The program is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Clarion Inn & Suites, 1577 S. College St. Registration is not required for the Brown Bag series; OLLI members, their guests and interested individuals from the community are invited to attend.

Perry received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of California, Santa Barbara; his J.D. degree from Faulkner University, Jones Law School; LL.M. from the Loyola University Chicago, School of Law (Health Law); and LL.M. University of Arizona, College of Law (Federal Indian Law). He has been admitted to the bar in Alabama, New Mexico, Arizona and the U.S. Supreme Court. He also is a member of bar of the Navajo Nation and Jicarilla Apache Nation.

The Magna Carta is a charter agreed to by King John of England at Runnymede near Windsor, England, on June 15, 1215. It is one of the most famous documents in the world. According to the Library of Congress, it exercised a strong influence on both the U.S. Constitution and on the constitutions of the various states.

For more information about OLLI programs and courses offered during the Summer Session 2015, visit the OLLI at Auburn website or contact Linda Shook, OLLI director, at or (334) 844-3105. OLLI at Auburn offers academic, not-for-credit programs for senior adults, ages 50 years or older. OLLI at Auburn is a program of University Outreach at Auburn University.