Nov. 2 at Penn (virtual):
The 2021 Distinguished Regulation Lecture, organized by the Penn Program on Regulation, will feature Professor Guy-Uriel Charles of Harvard Law School. His talk is titled, “Race, Political Power, and American Democracy: Rethinking Voting Rights Law and Policy for a Divided Nation.”
This event, which also is part of Penn Law’s Public Interest Week and the Penn Program on Regulation’s 2021-2022 Lecture Series on Race and Regulation, is co-sponsored by The Regulatory Review and the Penn Law Office of Equity and Inclusion.
This event will be held over Zoom andis free and open to the public. Please feel free to share word of this event with others who may be interested.
Register here for the lecture.
In this lecture, Professor Guy-Uriel Charles will explain how recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions have weakened the Voting Rights Act and undermined its race-based model for protecting voting rights, exploring what the implications are for the future of voting rights in today’s politically polarized and racially stratified society, where many states are considering changes to voting rules.