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Panels on "Political Equality and Campaign Cash"

Political Equality and Campaign Cash: Should the Supreme Court Uphold Campaign Spending Limits?

Tuesday, October 25, 2005, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 pm
Butler Board Room, American University
Enter through Mary Graydon Center, Main Campus

For directions, please visit www.american.edu/maps/
To RSVP, please email mgormly@american.edu

Co-sponsored by American University’s Center for Democracy and Election Management, AU Washington College of Law’s Program on Law and Government,
the National Voting Rights Institute, and U.S. PIRG

Panel I: The Legal Arguments For and Against the Vermont Campaign Spending Limits Law
- John Bonifaz, Founder and General Counsel, National Voting Rights Institute, Co-counsel for intervenors in defense of the Vermont law
- James Bopp Jr., General Counsel, James Madison Center for Free Speech, Co-counsel for plaintiffs challenging the Vermont law
- Moderated by Charles Lane, Washington Post

Panel II: The Broader Implications of the Supreme Court’s Review of the Vermont Cases
- Cleta Mitchell, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
- Chellie Pingree, President and CEO, Common Cause
- Jamin Raskin, Professor of Law, AU Washington College of Law, Co-director of WCL’s Program on Law and Government
- Bradley Smith, former Chairman, Federal Election Commission
- Moderated by Juan Williams, National Public Radio