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Pace University: A beginners guide to the US Elections

October 26

Dear Fresenius students,

We heard from your professors that you are very curious about the upcoming US elections.  Well, a Pace Law School professor (Dr. Bennet Gershman) is on a panel discussion to discuss this very topic.  The webinar, “A Beginners’ Guide to the US Elections” will be held on Wednesday, October 28 at 6:00PM (German time).

They will cover three main topics.

  • the election process;
  • election fraud and voter exclusion;
  • US Supreme Court and the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett

If you are interested, you can register at this link.  We hope you will have the opportunity to join.  I registered!

Best,

Jamie Leotta

Event Description:

Have you thought about how the election actually works, in addition to other crucially important topics in American politics?  If not join us in what is sure to be a fascinating and insightful webinar.

The Greater Birmingham Transatlantic Chamber of Commerce are delighted to offer you an opportunity to engage with a series of key note speakers to discuss the fascinating and unpredictable US presidential elections 2020, culminating in the final result on 3rd November.

Speakers

Professor Phil Davies of the Rothermere American Institute

Davies has published extensively in the fields of American Studies and US politics, with a particular interest in US elections.  He has studied and taught in universities in the UK and USA, including one year as a Fulbright Professor.  He has served as President of the European Association of American Studies and is currently co-Chair of the American Politics Group of the UK.  He remains Emeritus Professor at De Montfort University, and is Director Emeritus of the British Library’s Eccles Centre for American Studies.  He has created the Philip and Rosamund Davies US Elections Archive at Oxford University’s Rothermere American Institute, where he is a Distinguished Fellow.

Professor Lori Ringhand of the University of Georgia 

Lori A. Ringhand is the J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law at the University of Georgia School of Law and Interim Director of the Dean Rusk International Law Center. Ringhand is a nationally known Supreme Court scholar and the author of the book Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings and Constitutional Change (with Paul M. Collins) published by CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS. Her work on judicial appointments has been cited in major national and international media outlets, including the NEW YORK TIMES, the BBC, the WASHINGTON POST, and NPR. In addition to her work in the US, Ringhand has taught short courses at the University of Mainz (Germany) and Bar Ilan University (Israel). She also spent the Spring 2019 semester as a Fulbright Scotland Visiting Professor at the University of Aberdeen. In addition to her juris doctorate, Ringhand holds a holds a Bachelor of Civil Law degree from the University of Oxford, and has been a Visiting Scholar at the Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law. She has been a member of the Georgia Law faculty since 2008, and served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 2015 to 2018.

Professor Ben Gershman is one of the original faculty members at Pace Law and has taught as a visiting professor at Cornell Law School and Syracuse Law School. While in private practice he specialized in criminal defense litigation. A former prosecutor with the Manhattan District Attorney’s office for six years, he is the author of numerous articles as well as two books on prosecutorial and judicial ethics. He served for four years with the Special State Prosecutor investigating corruption in the judicial system. He is one of the nation’s leading experts on prosecutorial misconduct. He is active on several Bar Association committees, and is a frequent pro bono litigator. Professor Gershman has taught in the London Law Program, and was named James D. Hopkins Professor for the 2007–2009 academic years.​

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Date:
October 26
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