274Aug 22, 2013
Race and the Criminal Justice System
Attorneys and legal experts talked about racial disparities in the charging and sentencing of minority defendants. Among the topics they addressed were New York City’s “stop and ...
174Nov 5, 2012
Justice Department Role in Monitoring Elections
Jon Geenbaum talked about the Justice Department process and protocol in deciding the election polling places it monitors, the staff and resources involved, and legal issues. He also responded ...
412Nov 8, 2011
Voter Identification Laws
Hans Von Spakovsky and Jon Greenbaum talked about the impact of new voter identification laws across the U.S. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Mr. Von ...
235Jun 1, 2010
Elections and Campaign Finance
Norm Eisen talked about the Obama administration’s perspective on election and campaign finance reform. and he responded to audience members' questions. Following his remarks ...
31Jan 3, 2008
The Indiana Voter Identification Law
The panelists discussed next week’s U.S. Supreme Court case, Baze v. Rees concerning an Indiana law that requires a government-issued photo identification document in order to ...
16Nov 7, 2006
The guests talked about potential problems facing voters at the polls and possible legal challenges to the day’s midterm election results. They responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
113Dec 8, 2004
Voting Irregularities in Ohio
Members and witnesses testified before an ad hoc committee on voting irregularities in the Ohio 2004 elections. Among the topics they addressed were civil rights issues, variations in election ...