Southeast Regional Convening

Join progressive law students and lawyers from across the Southeast for the ACS Southeast Regional Convening. Join us to reframe and shape the debate, and strengthen the progressive legal network.

September 23, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ETSupreme Court Voting Cases: The Betrayal of Originalism, Textualism, and Prudence

In our kickoff event for the Southeast Regional Convening, we’ll discuss the intersection of Originalism and the Supreme Court’s Citizen United decision, why Rucho v. Common Cause presented a judicial case and controversy, and the need for a new Voting Rights Act. Intertwined within these discussions will be information regarding the history of voting rights and nuanced campaign finance issues. The event features Brendan T. Beery, Professor, WMU-Cooley Law School; and Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, Professor of Law and ACS Faculty Advisor, Stetson University College of Law. Register here.

October 1, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. – 8 p.m. ET: Voting Rights in Georgia

The event features Aklima Khondoker, Georgia State Director, All Voting is Local; and Bryan Sells, Managing Member, The Law Office of Bryan Sells; Member, ACS Georgia Lawyer Chapter Executive Board. More information TBA.

 

Week of October 5: Event on Civil Rights at the Supreme Court. More information TBA.

Week of October 12: Event on Compassionate Release. More information TBA.