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All Upcoming Events

Jun 25

The Court v. The Voters: A Conversation with Joshua Douglas

On Tuesday, June 25, at 1 PM, professor and author Joshua A. Douglas joins Campaign Legal Center Senior Vice President Paul Smith to discuss his book "The Court v. The Voters: The Troubling Story of How the Supreme Court Has Undermined Voting Rights."

Tuesday, June 25th, 2024

01:00 pm - 02:00 pm ET • Virtual

People stand a long a fence in front of the Supreme Court. One woman wearing a poncho holds up a sign which says "It's about US"

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Dec 13 Past Event

How Do We Keep Partisan Politics Out of Election Administration?

The event emphasized that transparency, truth and bipartisan cooperation are essential to the election administration process.

Monday, December 13th, 2021


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Oct 19 Past Event

Funded by the People: What We Learned from D.C.’s Fair Elections Program

CLC hosted an event about how public financing benefits candidates and voters in Washington D.C. and elsewhere. 

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021


A person holds a sign while sanding among other candidate signs on a sidewalk corner

Sep 30 Past Event

Returning Citizens IG LIVE PANEL

CLC's Gicola Lane joined When We All Vote for an event on restoring voting rights to returning citizens that occurred during National Voter Registration Week. 

Thursday, September 30th, 2021


A person wearing a Restore Your Vote t-shirt talking to another person on a bench.

Sep 28 Past Event

The Freedom To Vote in 2021—What You Need To Know

CLC hosted a panel on trends in voting access and the impact of proposed federal legislation on voters across the nation. 

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021


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Sep 08 Past Event

Defending Democracy in the Age of Misinformation

CLC's Trevor Potter and Jonathan Rauch discussed how disagreement can be turned into opportunities to find truth in a digital world. 

Wednesday, September 8th, 2021


Jonathan Rauch, author of "The Constitution of Knowledge: A Defense of Truth.”

Jun 29 Past Event

CLC’s Paul Smith in Conversation with Martha Minow, CLC Board Member and Former Dean of Harvard Law School

Minow's book highlights the multiple challenges and crises that American media faces and offers potential solutions based in constitutional law.

Tuesday, June 29th, 2021


Martha Minow leaning on a railing

Apr 09 Past Event

The Bad News (And Some Good) on Voting Access in the States

Join us for a conversation about trends in state voting bills and their impact on voters. 

Friday, April 9th, 2021


A long line of people in face masks waiting to vote

Feb 11 Past Event

How to Ensure that Redistricting Is Fair, Open, and Accessible

Join us as we unveil a new report about how states can make their redistricting processes more transparent and ethical. 

Thursday, February 11th, 2021


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Dec 16 Past Event

Understanding the State of Democracy Reform Through 2020 Ballot Initiatives

Join us for a panel discussion on some of the most talked-about ballot initiatives in 2020.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2020


A man's hand holding a pen over a ballot with ballot initiatives listed on it.

Oct 08 Past Event

How Might America Look on November 3 and Beyond?

Join CLC for a discussion about voting rights legal fights and election results scenarios. 

Thursday, October 8th, 2020


A woman dispenses hand sanitizer to a man and woman outside the open door of a building with "Vote Here" signs on the outside.