REGISTER | Fall 2020 Plenary Lecture
Franita Tolson: "The Inevitability of American Democracy"
November 5, 2020 | 4-5 p.m. CST | Online event
The University of Kansas School of Law welcomes election law scholar Franita Tolson for a virtual lecture event this fall. Tolson will present "The Inevitability of American Democracy" on Thursday, Nov. 5, via Zoom.
Franita Tolson is Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. As a nationally recognized expert in election law, Tolson has written for or appeared as a commentator for various mass media outlets including The New York Times, Reuters and Bloomberg Law. She is an election law analyst for CNN during the 2020 election cycle. Her research on election law, constitutional law, legal history and employment discrimination has appeared in leading law reviews including the Yale Law Journal, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review and Boston University Law Review. Her forthcoming book, In Congress We Trust?: Enforcing Voting Rights from the Founding to the Jim Crow Era, will be published in 2021 by Cambridge University Press.
The lecture is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required. Virtual event login information will be shared with registrants before the event.