Dan Tokaji on “Voting Rights, Gerrymandering, and the Uncertain Future of Democracy”

  • Monday, September 16, 2019 • 12:00 pm
  • Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, Anheuser-Busch Hall

Dan Tokaji, Associate Dean for Faculty and Charles W. Ebersold and Florence Whitcomb Ebersold Professor of Constitutional Law, Ohio State University, speaks on “Racial and Economic Justice in Local Governance.”

Professor Daniel Tokaji is an authority on the law of elections and democracy.  He teaches courses on Election Law, Constitutional Law, Federal Courts, Civil Procedure, and Legislation.  His scholarship addresses questions of voting rights, racial justice, free speech, and the role of the courts in American democracy.

Tokaji is the author of Election Law in a Nutshell (2013), and co-author of Election Law: Cases and Materials (5th ed. 2012) and The New Soft Money (2014).  He has written numerous articles and book chapters on a wide variety of election and voting issues, including voter ID, voter registration, voting technology, provisional voting, redistricting, campaign finance regulation, the Help America Vote Act of 2002, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.  Recent articles include Responding to Shelby County:  A Grand Election Bargain, 8 Harvard Law & Policy Review 71 (2014), and Applying Section 2 to the New Vote Denial,50 Harvard Civil Rights – Civil Liberties Law Review 439 (2015).

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Lecture is co-sponsored with the Washington University Weidenbaum Center Forum and the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement & Institutional Diversity.

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