Buying Your Vote?
- When: October 19, 2012, 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
- Where: William F. Starr Hall - William R. Davis Courtroom and Reading Room
Presented by the Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal
October 19, 2012
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
William F. Starr Hall
Directions to the Law School
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Introduction and Welcome
Willajeanne McLean, Interim Dean and Professor of Law
Moderator: Daniel Klau, McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Evolution of Campaign Finance, Comments on the Decision, and the Emergence of Super PACs
Lyle Denniston, Reporter, SCOTUSblog.com
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, Assistant Professor of Law, Stetson University College of Law
Paul S. Herrnson, Director, University of Maryland Center for American Politics and Citizenship
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The Impact of Citizens United on Campaign Finance Laws, the Effect of Super PACs on Elections, and Local Level Reaction
Randolph M. McLaughlin, Professor of Law, Pace Law School
Jonathan D. Salant, Reporter, Bloomberg News
Andrew Schneider, Executive Director, Connecticut ACLU
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Address
“Looking Forward: the Future of Campaign Finance, Election Laws, and the Voices of the American People”
Former Senator, State of Wisconsin
Author of While America Sleeps: A Wake-Up Call for the Post-9/11 Era
Book signing immediately following the keynote address.
Seating is limited. Registration is now closed (10/15/12).
General questions should be directed to (860) 570-5131. If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact Jane Thierfeld Brown at (860) 570-5132 at least two weeks in advance.
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