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6th Annual Symposium

BEHIND THE CURTAIN:

ELECTION LAW AND THE FIRST & FOURTEENTH AMENDMENTS

Date:     February 10, 2012

PANEL ONE: Citizens United: Reconciling Free Speech and Campaign Finance Regulation

  • Cynthia Bauerly | Commissioner | Federal Election Commission
  • Joe Sandler | Member | Sandler, Reiff, Young & Lamb
  • Scott Thomas | Of Counsel | Dickstein Shapiro
  • Bob Phillips | Executive Director | Common Cause NC
  • Daniel Piar | Associate Dean | Charlotte School of Law
           Moderated by Christie Matthews | Charlotte School of Law

LUNCH PRESENTATION: 

  •      Jack Abramoff | Author of Capital Punishment: The Hard Truth about Washington Corruption from America’s Most Notorious Lobbyist 

PANEL TWO: Ballot Access Registration: Legitimizing Elections or Disenfranchising Voters?

  • Hans von Spakovsky | Senior Legal Fellow/Manager | Civil Justice Reform Initiative
  • Marcia Johnson-Blanco | Co-Director | Voting Rights Project, Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • Michael Daisley | Attorney | Daisley Law, PLLC
  • Katie O’Connor | Staff Attorney | Voting Rights Division, ACLU

          Moderated by Robert Jenkins | Charlotte School of Law