Election Speech and the First Amendment Symposium

Our annual symposium is only a few weeks away!
It will be held virtually on January 21, 2022, from 9:00 AM – 3:45 PM.

Register Here!
(please note CLE registration has now closed, but regular registration is still available)

Keynote Address by
FEC Commissioner, Shana M. Broussard, J.D.

Moderated by Professor Mary-Rose Papandrea, J.D.
UNC School of Law, Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law

Professor Helen Norton, J.D.
Colorado University School of Law, University Distinguished Professor and Rothgerber Chair in Constitutional Law

Professor Martin Redish, J.D.
Northwestern University School of Law, Louis and Harriet Ancel Professor of Law and Public Policy

Professor Clay Calvert, J.D., Ph.D.,
University of Florida College of Journalism, Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication
Director, Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project

Evan Ringel, J.D., Ph.D. Candidate
UNC Hussman School of Journalism & Media
UNC Center for Information Technology and Public Life – Research Lead, Regulation of Election-Related Speech

Professor William Marshall, J.D.
UNC School of Law, William Rand Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law

Moderated by Professor Eric Muller, J.D.
UNC School of Law, Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor of Law in Jurisprudence and Ethics

Professor Richard Hasen,
UC Irvine School of Law, Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science
Co-Director, Fair Elections and Free Speech Center

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, J.D.
Stetson University, Professor of Law

Professor Leslie Kendrick, M.Phil, D.Phil, J.D.
University of Virginia School of Law, White Burkett Miller Professor of Law and Public Affairs
Director, Center for the First Amendment

Panel 3: The Role of Online Platforms in Reducing Election Misinformation.

Moderated by Professor David Ardia, M.S., J.D., L.L.M.
UNC School of Law, Reef C. Ivey II Excellence Fund Term Professor of Law
Co-Director of the Center for Media Law and Policy

Professor Jasmine McNealy, J.D., Ph.D.
University of Florida, Associate Professor, Department of Media Production, Management, and Technology
Associate Director, Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project

Professor Brenda Reddix-Smalls, J.D., L.L.M.
North Carolina Central University School of Law, Professor of Law

Professor Robert Yablon, M.A., J.D.
University of Wisconsin School of Law, Associate Professor
Co-Director, State Democracy Research Initiative

Professor Neema Guliani, J.D.
Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union