For Immediate Release
Where Law and The Election Come Together
Special Symposium On Potential Obstacles To Voting In 2008 Elections
American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) and the American
University Washington College of Law will host a panel discussion of
experts on election law, who will examine an array of potential issues
in the upcoming elections, including voter identification laws and laws
aimed at ending voter suppression.
Introduction, Lisa Brown, executive director, American Constitution Society (ACS)
Moderator, Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor, Slate
Kristen Clark, assistant counsel in the Political Participation Group, NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Nina Perales, southwest regional counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF)
Wendy Weiser, deputy director for Democracy, Brennan Center for Justice
Closing Remarks, Jonah Goldman, director, National Center for Fair Elections in the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law's Voting Rights Project
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The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy is one of the nation's leading progressive legal organizations, comprised of lawyers, judges, students and policy makers committed to promoting the vitality of the Constitution and the fundamental values it expresses. Views expressed by the panelists are their own and should not be attributed to ACS.