Elections

Litigating the election

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The Presidential Ideas Festival was held May 21-23, 2019.

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November 09, 2020

Dan Ortiz, Myrna Pérez, Bertrall Ross, Micah Schwartzman

This panel will discuss legal issues arising from the 2020 presidential election, including lawsuits filed by the Trump campaign, the possibility of recounts, and the role of federal courts in protecting voting rights, especially in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. This panel is co-sponsored by the UVA Institute of Democracy, the Miller Center, and the Karsh Center for Law and Democracy at UVA's School of Law.