Congresswoman Judy Chu joins final installment of Immigration Webinar Series

Following his ascension to the Oval Office in 2017, President Trump issued an executive order banning entry to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries. On June 26, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the third iteration of the ban after earlier versions had been enjoined in lower federal courts, and then revised and blocked again. Congresswoman Judy Chu, U.S. Representative for California's 27th Congressional District and Sponsor of the historic No Ban Act recently joined our panel of experts to explore legal developments since Trump v. Hawaii.

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Census 2020: What Lawyers With Inquiring Clients Should Know About Confidentiality and Other Issues

In collaboration with the ABA Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities, the Section recently hosted a timely panel on the 2020 Census. Panelists included Terry Ao Minnis of Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC, Timothy Olson of the U.S. Census Bureau, and Thomas Saenz of MALDEF.

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Voting Rights and Fair Elections Workshop

Held at its Fall Council Meeting in Atlanta on October 25, 2019, a group of experts in election law with on-the-ground experience presented examples of challenges to voting and fair elections in Georgia and suggested potential methods for improvement. From this important work, the Section has compiled a summary and recommendations. A recording of the panel is now available for viewing.

Education & Democracy Webinar Series

This four-part series explored the significance of access to quality education as a prerequisite for meaningful participation in American democracy.

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Immigration Webinar Series

This six-part national lecture series explored immigration at the intersection of national security law, public international law and US constitutional law, among other legal areas. During these free webinars, legal scholars, practitioners and political commentators addressed this deepening crisis in our collective pursuit to advance law and justice.

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Section Holds Fourth Annual State of Voting Rights Panel

This annual panel is the fourth of its kind and the perfect place to get up-to-speed on the upcoming election and the current state of voting rights. This panel analyzed new state laws and attempts to restrict the right to vote. Panelists addressed ongoing voting rights litigation, gerrymandering, and prospective issues surrounding the 2020 general election.

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Submit an Idea for Programming

As part of our effort to support our Rapid Response Project, we have created an easy form for those wanting to host a program through the Section or have the Section co-sponsor an outside entity's event.