Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Voter Suppression and the Impact of COVID-19 on Voting Rights

Fri, September 25, 2020 3:04 PM | Anonymous

The Diversity Committee of the Federal Bar Association (FBA) Minnesota Chapter, along with the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers and the Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association are pleased to host a two-hour CLE event on the topic of voter suppression and the impact of COVID-19 on voting rights for the 2020 State and National elections.

The presenters will discuss both historical and current issues surrounding the topic. Topics include:

  • A historical context regarding voter suppression, addressing issues of disenfranchisement and myth(s) about voter fraud;
  • The Voting Rights Act in general and how it manifests itself in Minnesota;
  • Voter suppression in Minnesota;
  • How grassroots and other organizations support people who feel there is a disconnect between registering to vote and the importance of staying engaged to hold leaders accountable; 
  • Voting from home;
  • Serving as a voting judge; and
  • Litigation around the country amid COVID-19 and mail-in voting.

For more information on this CLE and to register, please click here.

Mailing Address:
MNAPABA c/o Minnesota State Bar Association
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380, Minneapolis, MN 55402
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