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JOIN OUR PANEL OF EXPERTS AND DELVE INTO THE LATEST HOT TOPICS IN THE CIVIL RIGHTS ARENA! 

We’ll kick off with our annual overview of the most noteworthy cases and issues of the past year, and those to come. NEW THIS YEAR, the overview will include:

Update on Significant Cases
Update on Immigration Issues 
Marsy's Law and the Challenges Surrounding the Constitutional Ballot Question
The 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment: When Women Won The Right to Vote - An Unfinished History 

Up next is our panel on Peaceful Protest, Violent Response: Treatment of Minorities by Police Featuring special guest Philadelphia District Attorney Lawrence Krasner.

The remainder of the program will focus on Voting in Pennsylvania with a panel featuring the Hon. Kathryn Boockvar, Secretary of the Commonwealth of PA delving into the changes in Pennsylvania voting law under Act 77 of 2019 and what they will mean; and panels focusing on the issues involving gerrymandering and Marsy's Law, examining the challenges surrounding the constitutional ballot question.

ETHICS

Dealing with attempts to interfere with the processing of a case from filing through judgment.

Program Sponsor: PBA Civil and Equal Rights Committee

Recorded in September 2020.

Practice Areas

Faculty

NameFirm/Company
Aerion Abney All Voting is Local PA
Hon. Kathryn Boockvar PA Department of State
Ellen C. Brotman Esq. Brotman Law
Prof. Leonore F. Carpenter Temple University Beasley School of Law
Benjamin D. Geffen Esq. The Public Interest Law Center
Jada Scott Greenhowe Esq. PA Housing Finance Agency
Wendy Castor Hess Esq. Landau, Hess, Simon, Choi & Doebley
District Attorney Lawrence S. Krasner Philadelphia District Attorney's Office
Hon. Anne E. Lazarus Superior Court of Pennsylvania
Angus R. Love Esq. Law Offices of Angus Love
Cara McClellan Esq. NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund
Lisette M. McCormick Esq. The PA Interbranch Commission for Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Fairness
Prof. Teressa Ravenell Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Mary Catherine Roper Esq. American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania
Riley H. Ross III, M.A., J.D. Mincey Fitzpatrick Ross, LLC
Lisa Schaefer County Commissioners Association of PA
Elisabeth S. Shuster Esq.
Hon. Karen Y. Simmons Philadelphia Municipal Court
Lisa M. Tetrault PhD Carnegie-Mellon University
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.
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