Toward Our 60th Presidential Election
Friday, February 26, 2021
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. via Zoom Webinar
Please register here.
Following the tumultuous 2020 election season and the unprecedented aftermath of the 59th presidential election, the Fordham Law Review is honored to bring together a number of the United States’ preeminent election law experts to discuss the future of American elections.
This extraordinary group of leaders, scholars, and journalists will address proposed election reforms and examine how our institutions and relevant legal frameworks can be modified to ensure America’s enduring promise of free and fair elections for all.
The Honorable Letitia James,New York State Attorney General
moderated by: Professor Jerry Goldfeder (Fordham Law)
Ava Ayers (Albany Law): Voting as Exclusion
John Feerick (Fordham Law): The Need to Abolish the Electoral College: The Difference Between 1967 and Now
James Gardner (Buffalo Law): The Illiberalization of American Election Law: A study in Democratic Deconsolidation
Rebecca Green (William & Mary Law): Election Transparency
Michael Morley (Florida State Law): The Implications of the Independent State Legislature Doctrine for Federal Elections
Derek Muller (Iowa Law): Reducing Election Litigation
John Rogan (Fordham Law): Reforms for Presidential Candidate Death and Disability From the Conventions to Inauguration Day
Richard Winger (Election Law Journal): How States Can Avoid Overcrowded Ballots but Still Protect Voter Choice
Jesse Wegman (The New York Times): Don’t tell anyone–but we already have a national popular vote
Ekow Yankah (Cardozo Law): Mandatory Voting and Black Citizenship