UM Law Election Law Symposium

This Saturday, Jan. 31, the University of Miami Law Review will host an election law symposium: How Far Have We Come Since 2000?

David Boies, attorney who argued Bush v. Gore on behalf of Vice President Al Gore; Bob Bauer, General Counsel to Barack Obama's presidential campaign; and Trevor Potter, General Counsel to John McCain's presidential campaign, are among some of the speakers for this year's University of Miami Law Review Symposium to be held Saturday January 31, 2009.

The event will be held at the School of Business Administration in the Storer Auditorium with breakfast beginning at 8:30 a.m. The morning panels will run from 9:15 a.m. to 10:45 am and 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., respectively. Lunch and the keynote address by Mr. Boies will follow at 12:30 p.m. There will be two additional panels in the afternoon, concluding with a cocktail reception in the Law School's courtyard at 5:30 p.m.

The Symposium will be devoted to current topics in Voting Rights and Election Law including the Supreme Court's recent decision in Crawford v. Marion County Election Board, the Democratic Party's handling of the Florida and Michigan delegate dispute, as well as a review of election reforms since 2000 with an eye on what still needs to be done to ensure every vote is counted.

All are invited to attend.

Register here or view the program (pdf).

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