Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Christian Adams "Redistricting: Where Do We Draw the Line?" November 9, 2010 at U Wisconsin

The University of Wisconsin Student Chapter presents Christian Adams who will speak on "Redistricting: Where Do We Draw the Line?" November 9, 2010 Time Tuesday, November 9, 2010 6:00 p.m. at the Law School.
The results of the 2010 Census indicate changes are coming to the nation's legislative districts. The 2010 election will determine who gets to make the decisions about where district lines will lie for the next 10 years.

J. Christian Adams served in the Voting Section at the United States Department of Justice where he brought cases involving redistricting, military voting protections and voter intimidation cases, including one against the New Black Panther Party.

He also successfully investigated and litigated the Section 2 case United States v. Ike Brown, 494 F. Supp. 2d 440 (S.D.Miss. 2007), which was the first lawsuit brought under the Voting Rights Act of 1965 on behalf of a discriminated-against white minority, thereby expanding the protections of this civil rights law to all Americans.

He is also a contributing columnist covering elections and the Justice Department at Pajamas He has discussed election law issues on Fox News, CNN, NBC, CBS and has published in the Washington Examiner and Washington Times. He is a frequent radio talk show guest and has appeared on Fox News, CNN, NPR, CBS and NBC to discuss election issues.
Refreshments will be served. RSVP by email to reserve a seat and receive location information.