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Defending Democracy Speaker Series | Election Subversion + Disinformation

2022
DEFENDING
DEMOCRACY
SERIES


Join the League of Women Voters of Piedmont for a virtual speaker series covering a range of topics related to elections, voters, and the health of our democracy. Register for free to receive a Zoom link.

Rick Hasen
Rick Hasen

Co-Director, UCI Law Fair Elections and Free Speech Center
Apr. 5th @ 4pm PST


How Disinformation Undermines Fair Elections:  What Can be Done?

Richard Hasen, Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California, Irvine and Co-Director of the Fair Elections and Free Speech Center will present his perspective on “How Disinformation Undermines Fair Elections:  What Can be Done?”

When: Tuesday, April 5th at 4pm PST (5pm MT | 6pm CT | 7pm ET)
Where: Online via Zoom.
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This program will be recorded. You can watch it live or at a later date on our YouTube channel. The second half of the program will be a moderated Q&A session with questions from Zoom participants and YouTube livestream viewers. You will not see the event posted ahead of time on YouTube. It will appear once the program starts at 4pm Pacific Time on April 5th.


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More about our speaker:

Professor Hasen is a nationally recognized expert in election law and campaign finance regulation. He has written about legislation and statutory interpretation, remedies, and torts and is co-author of leading casebooks in election law and remedies. He served in 2020 as a CNN Election Law Analyst.  From 2001-2010, he served as founding co-editor of the quarterly peer-reviewed publication, Election Law Journal. He is the author of over 100 articles on election law issues, published in numerous journals including the Harvard Law Review, Stanford Law Review and Supreme Court Review.

Professor Hasen was named one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America by The National Law Journal in 2013 and appears regularly on CNN. His most recent book, “Cheap Speech: How Disinformation Poisons Our Politics - and How to Cure It” (Yale University Press, 2022) lays out both legal and social measures to combat disinformation and protect democracy. 



This series is developed by the League of Women Voters of Piedmont, California and cosponsored by the following Leagues.

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When:
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
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Defending Democracy Speaker Series | Election Subversion + Disinformation
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