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Symposium 2012  

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Law Review Symposium: The Changing Landscape of Election Law

Symposium Information

Date of Symposium
Friday, October 26, 2012
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

6 NY/NJ CLE Credits | $70
(includes parking, breakfast and lunch)

Complimentary for law students & Seton Hall Law faculty

Panel Discussions
The Larson Auditorium
Seton Hall Law School

Luncheon Reception
The Newark Club

Directions to Seton Hall Law School

Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Richard H. Pildes

Richard H. Pildes

Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law,
New York University School of Law and Leading Election Law Expert

The 2012 Seton Hall Law Review Symposium, taking place on the eve of the 2012 general election, will explore the changing landscape of election law and feature panels discussing several important and timely topics that will impact the upcoming election, future elections, and the electorate at large. Legal scholars, policy experts, and practitioners will present panel discussions on the rise of Super PACs and how recent changes in campaign finance law will impact the upcoming election; the increasing use of public lawmaking and the impact of direct democracy in theory and in practice; and the modernization of voter registration and the ballot box, focusing on ballot access in the modern era.

Panel Discussions
  1. The Rise of Super PACs
  2. Public Lawmaking: The Use of Direct Democracy in Theory and in Practice
  3. Modernization of the Ballot Box: Voter Registration and Ballot Access in the Modern Era