General Registration is $5, Student Registration is free
Join LWVMD, For the People MD, and the University of Maryland Carey School of Law on Wednesday, May 3rd, from 1 pm-3:30 at Westminster Hall, 519 W. Fayette St Baltimore, for a panel discussion surrounding the Supreme Court.
Public opinion polls show a sharp decline regarding the United States Supreme Court as a neutral and independent arbiter. In addition to issuing some highly unpopular decisions, the court stands accused of ethics violations-failing to recuse when appropriate and receiving lavish gifts -and encroaching on other institutions and traditions such as Congress, the Executive, state jurisdictions, and legal precedents. Dark money organizations have spent hundreds of millions to secure appointments of and influence the current Justices.
What are the dangers of continuing on the present course? What are the prospects for reform of the Supreme Court? What can Congress accomplish by statute, or can reform only happen by Constitutional Amendment? How can citizens play a role in achieving needed reforms?
Mark Graber- University System of Maryland Regents' Professor and Constitutional Scholar (left)
Leslie Proll- Sr Director, Voting Rights Program, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and Human Rights (middle)
John Sherman- Litigation Director, Fair Elections Center (right)
519 W Fayette St
Baltimore, MD 21201
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