This annual luncheon 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.
- Jason Abel (Moderator) – Special Counsel, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice; Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
- Gilda R. Daniels – Associate Professor of Law, University of Baltimore Law School; Former Deputy Chief,
U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, Voting Section
- Orion Danjuma – Staff Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union, Racial Justice Program
- John Powers – Counsel, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Voting Rights Project