Voting Rights: Then and Now

The WDWA FBA and the NJCHS invite you to virtually attend two voting rights panels being presented at the annual district conference of the WDWA.

DATE: Thursday, May 5, 2022

TIME: Attend one or both sessions; see times below.

COST: $40 for both sessions: 3.5 hours WA or CA CLE

You will receive an email with the Zoom link one week prior to the event.

In- person attendance in Seattle is also available.


PROGRAM AGENDA

Panel Session 1: Historical Perspectives on the Right to Vote

1:30 – 2:30

Hon. M. Margaret McKeown, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Nathaniel Persily, James B. McClatchy Professor of Law at Stanford Law School

Panel Session 2: The Future of Voting Rights: Roundtable Discussion

2:45 – 4:00

La Rond Baker, Special Counsel for Affirmative Litigation, King County Department of Public Defense

Lisa Manheim, Charles I. Stone Professor of Law, University of Washington School of Law

Nathaniel Persily, James B. McClatchy Professor of Law at Stanford Law School

Marla Zink, Appellate Practitioner, Luminata PLLC; Lead Author, Incarceration and Sentencing, Washington Supreme Court’s Gender and Justice Commission’s 2021 Gender Justice Study

Moderator: Brooke Coleman, Special Assistant to the Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion, Associate Dean of Research & Faculty Development, and Professor of Law at Seattle University School of Law

Read the speakers’ full bios here!


CLE INFORMATION

Please return to fill out these forms after the program.