April 27 Event Announcement: “Law, Democracy, and the Right to Vote”

Join us for “Law, Democracy, and the Right to Vote” on Thursday, April 27. In this panel discussion, civil rights and advocacy experts will discuss the historical developments of the Voting Rights Act, gerrymandering, voter disenfranchisement, access to the polls, ID laws and more. We will address the experiences and burdens on the right to vote and make sure you know your rights. 


  • Ryan Cortazar, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law, @RZCortazar
  • Anthony Kreis, Chicago-Kent College of Law, @AnthonyMKreis
  • Ed Mullen, Bucktown Law, @edmullen3
  • Rebecca Reynolds, formerly with Chicago Votes, @beckyrey


  • Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
  • Time: 4:00 – 6:00 pm
  • Location:
    Chicago-Kent College of Law
    565 W Adams Street
    Room 590
    Chicago, IL 60661
  • IL MCLE Credit:  2.0 hrs
This event is free and open to the public. We ask that you please register online in advance

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