Thursday, May 14, 7 pm: Courts, COVID-19, and Voter Suppression
People in Wisconsin lined up wearing masks as they risked infection and violated a shelter-in-place order simply to exercise the right to vote. With less than six months to go until the 2020 Presidential election, can we expect a repeat of the debacle in Wisconsin—this time, on a national scale?
Speakers: Richard Hasen, Legal Scholar, named one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America by the National Law Journal, author of Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy; Alan Hirsch, A Short History of Presidential Election Crises: (And How to Prevent the Next One); Abdi Soltani, Executive Director of the ACLU of Northern California
Moderator: Lala Wu, co-founder of Sister District Project, enlisting 40,000 women nationwide in the fight to win crucial state legislative elections