2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072
The Federalist Society's Wisconsin Chapters are proud to present the 2020 Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference on September 3, 2020, at the Ingleside Hotel in Pewaukee, WI. More information to come soon!
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Panel #1: Protecting the Vote: Issues in Election Integrity
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Despite recent Supreme Court decisions addressing key aspects of election law, many questions affecting the vote remain unanswered. What limits does the Constitution put on rules governing maintenance of voter rolls? Following Rucho, what if anything should policymakers do to address districts drawn through partisan gerrymanders? How secure from hacking are the electronic systems used to count votes? What problems, if any, does "dark money" pose to democratic elections? This panel will address these issues and others related to election integrity with a view to the 2020 presidential election.
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM
What is the proper role of state attorneys general and the courts in litigation in seeking to nullify federal law? Panelists will discuss the difference in approach between Wisconsin during the Obama administration and other state's efforts during the Trump administration with a particular emphasis on the role of state AGs and the role of the courts in issuing nationwide injunctions. Are nationwide injunctions "legally and historically dubious," as Justice Thomas has described them?
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Dinner: Keynote Speaker
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
*More panelists to be confirmed.
Registration will open in the upcoming months and WI CLE Credit will be available.Back to top