February 2, 2021

6:00 pm - 7:15 pm, Eastern Time

ACS DC: Voter Protection Post-Mortem

The 2020 election cycle presented novel challenges to voting access across the country. Join the ACS Washington, D.C., Austin, Connecticut, Dallas-Forth Worth, Madison, Northeast Ohio, and Virginia Lawyer Chapters for a dynamic discussion about the impact of the pandemic, voter suppression efforts, and unique post-Election Day challenges on efforts to expand access to the polls. Panelists will describe successes, setbacks, and lessons for the future.


Aria Branch, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP

Dahlia Lithwick, Journalist, Slate Magazine

Kermit Roosevelt, Professor of Law and ACS Faculty Advisor, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Paul Smith, Vice President, Litigation & Strategy, Campaign Legal Center

Moderated by:

Doha Mekki, Member, ACS DC Lawyer Chapter