The Past, Present, and Future of Presidential Elections

Friday, January 29, at from 12 - 1:45 p.m. EST

Free online

In the wake of election 2020, the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law presents its annual law journal symposium on the past, present, and future of presidential elections, in partnership with the National Constitution Center. The discussion will feature leading scholars, law professors, political scientists, journalists, and former campaign advisers, as they explore the history, current challenges, and future of presidential elections.

This program is presented in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law.

Panel I: Jack Rakove, Professor Emeritus of History, Political Science and, by courtesy, Law and William Robertson Coe Professor Emeritus of History and American Studies at Stanford University; Kim Lane Scheppele, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs and the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University; William Ewald, Professor of Law and Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

Panel II: Alex Keyssar, Matthew W. Stirling, Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy at Harvard University; Edward Foley, Ebersold Chair in Constitutional Law at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law; Guy-Uriel Charles, Edward and Ellen Schwarzman Professor of Law at Duke Law

Panel III: Jesse Wegman of The New York Times editorial board; Bradley Smith, Josiah H. Blackmore II/Shirley M. Nault Professor of Law at Capital University Law School; Joel Benenson, co-founder and CEO of the Benenson Strategy Group; Matthew Dowd, political analyst for ABC News

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