|Join us for an important webinar on|
|The Role of the Judiciary in Preserving Our|
As Seen in the 2020 Presidential Election
|Thursday, April 15, 2021|
Noon to 3:30 p.m. Pacific / 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Eastern
|Despite scores of failed legal challenges, numerous recounts, and Congress’ confirmation of Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory, polls showed that a large majority of people who voted for Donald Trump for president in 2020 believed Mr. Trump’s claim that the election was stolen.|
In a free society, people have a right to their own opinion. But we rely on the courts for findings of fact.
This no-cost webinar will examine how dozens of judges fulfilled their obligation to rule impartially on these challenges and what we as members of the judiciary can do to preserve judicial independence.
The program will begin with introductory and welcoming remarks by American Judges Association President Peter Sferrazza.
Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky will discuss cases that were considered by or appealed to the United States Supreme Court.
National Judicial College President Benes Aldana will moderate a panel of experts on the challenges filed in four key states:Nevada: Attorney General Aaron Ford, who defended challenges to the state’s election resultsGeorgia: Professor Neil Kinkopf, former staff member for the Senate Judiciary CommitteeArizona: Retired Arizona Chief Justice Scott Bales, who taught election law at Arizona law schools before joining the state’s Supreme CourtPennsylvania: Attorney Mark Aronchick, who represented Pennsylvania governmental interests in more than 25 cases in federal and state courts during the 2020 election cycle, at trial and during appeals