Voting Rights, the 2020 Election & the Future of Democracy

October 5, 2020

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Georgetown Law presents a live panel discussion on voting rights in the run-up to the 2020 election.


Georgetown Law’s Dean William M. Treanor convenes top voting rights scholars, litigators and advocates to discuss the latest policies and practices that could impact voter turnout, potential outcomes if the president or others cast doubt on election legitimacy, and implications for democracy.


Aderson François, (moderator) Professor & Director of the Civil Rights Clinic, Georgetown Law
Rick Hasen, Visiting Professor, Georgetown Law
Sylvia Albert (L’06), Director of Voting and Elections, Common Cause
Marc Morial (L’83), President and CEO, National Urban League
Paul Smith, Professor from Practice, Georgetown Law; Vice President for Litigation and Strategy at the Campaign Legal Center
Andrea Young (L’79), Executive Director of the ACLU of Georgia


Wednesday, October 7, 2020

11:00 am – 12:30 pm EDT


Zoom webinar link will be shared with registered attendees.

The event will also be live-streamed on Georgetown Law’s Facebook page.


Click Here to Register.

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