The Constitutionality of North Carolina's Election Law Reforms
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Please join the Triangle Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society for a discussion on the challenges to the recent changes to North Carolina's election laws. These changes, which include implementing a voter ID requirement and modifying various aspects of when and how voting occurs, have resulted in numerous constitutional challenges in state and federal court.
Joining us to discuss the challenges to the new law is J. Christian Adams of the Election Law Center and Christopher Brook, Legal Director for the ACLU of North Carolina.
Mr. Adams is an election lawyer who served in the Voting Rights Section at the U.S. Department of Justice from 2005 until 2010. During his time in the Department of Justice, he brought a number of challenges to protect the rights of racial minorities in South Carolina, Florida, and Texas. He is the author of the New York Times' best selling book Injustice.
Mr. Brook joined the ACLU of North Carolina as its Legal Director in 2012. His practice areas correspond with the ACLU’s civil liberties focus, touching particularly on racial justice and LGBT issues, as well as 1 and 4 Amendment concerns. Since becoming its Legal Director, the ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation has challenged state restrictions on reproductive choice, voting rights, and the freedom to marry in court. He is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Racial Justice Task Force as well as the North Carolina Bar Association Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities Section.
The event will be held at the Cardinal Club in downtown Raleigh on Tuesday, November 12, 2013. Lunch will be served beginning shortly after 12:00 p.m. and the presentation will begin at approximately 12:30. The event should conclude at approximately 1:30.
The advance registration price is $15 for Federalist Society members and $20 for non-members. Members and non-members may register at the door on the day of the event for $30. One hour of North Carolina CLE credit (approval pending) can be purchased for an additional $3. You may register by using this form or by emailing TriangleFederalistSociety@gmail.com.
Please send any questions, comments, or concerns to Triangle Federalist Society@gmail.com.