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The Impact of the 15th and the 19th Amendments on the 2020 Presidential Election

The 2021 Law Review Symposium has concluded.

View a recording of the full symposium here.

Thank you to all of our presenters and attendees.


Symposium Objective and Purpose

THE IMPACT OF THE 15TH AND THE 19TH AMENDMENTS ON THE 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION:
VOTER ACCESSIBILITIES BATTLE AGAINST VOTER SUPPRESSION

The Louisiana Law Review’s 2021 Symposium will explore the developmental history of the 15th and 19th Amendments as well as their impact on the most recent American presidential election.

In this Symposium, legal practitioners and scholars from across the country will gather on a virtual platform to discuss and analyze a variety of issues relating to the history of the 15th and 19th Amendments, inclusion and representation in elections, the difficulties of voting in times of pandemic and war, and the relationship of the Voting Rights Act with the 15th and 19th Amendments. The Symposium will feature renowned scholars and academics, including Professor Paul Finkelman, Professor Atiba Ellis, Professor Raymond Diamond, Dr. Laura Edwards, Professor Michael Morley, Professor Travis Crum, Professor Earl Maltz, Professor Lisa Manheim, and Professor Derek Muller.

Please join us on March 5, 2021, as we discuss issues impacting equal representation in our presidential elections.

This event can count for 4 CLE Credit Hours,
Course Title: Law Review Symposium on March 5, Course #: 5170210305

About Louisiana Law Review

Since 1938, the Louisiana Law Review has served as Louisiana’s flagship legal journal and has become a vibrant forum for scholarship in comparative and civil law topics, just as Dean Hebert predicted. The Law Review currently ranks in the top 200 student-edited journals, and among the top 100 journals for the highest number of cases citing to a law review.