Fordham Law Presidential Election Law Forum

Friday, September 30, 2016

Jerry Goldfeder, Special Counsel at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP and Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham Law School, will be moderating the Fordham Law Review‘s Election Law Forum on September 30, 2016, at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus.

The Forum’s panels will include election law experts from around the country. The Keynote Address will be given by Michael Waldman, former speech writer for President Bill Clinton and currently President of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law.

Friday, September 30, 2016 at Fordham Law School, 150 West 62 Street, New York City

Lunch and Welcome Reception (12:00 to 12:30)
Panel 1 (12:30 to 1:50) (Moderated by Professor Jerry Goldfeder):

  • Prof. Edward B. Foley (Third-Party and Independent Presidential Candidate:  The Need for a Runoff Mechanism)
  • Prof. Eugene D. Mazo (Some Thoughts on Presidential Ineligibility in the Midst of a Presidential Campaign)
  • Prof. Michael T. Morley (Reforming the Contested Convention:  Rethinking the Presidential Nomination Process)
  • Richard Winger (Does the Constitution Provide More Ballot Access Protection for Presidential Elections than in U.S. House Elections?)

Panel 2 (2:00 to 3:00) (Moderated by Professor Jerry Goldfeder):

  • Prof. Derek T. Muller (Natural Born Citizen Challenges in the 2016 Presidential Election)
  • Prof. Anthony J. Gaughan (Ramshackle Federalism:  America’s Archaic and Dysfunctional Presidential Election System)
  • Sean J. Wright (Time to End Presidential Caucuses)

Keynote Address (3:15 to 3:45)

  • Michael Waldman (President of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law)

Topics will include:

  • Third-Party and Independent Presidential Candidates: The Need for a Runoff Mechanism
  • Reforming the Contested Convention: Rethinking the Presidential
  • Nomination Process
  • Natural Born Citizen Challenges in the 2016 Presidential Election
  • America’s Archaic and Dysfunctional Presidential Election System
  • The Future of Presidential Caucuses

To Register, email:

symposialr@fordham.edu

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