The Litigated Presidential Election – How to Prepare for the Unexpected
Presented in Cooperation with Rutgers’ Eagleton Institute of Politics

Tuesday, September 29th

Location: Online Via Zoom

Cost: Free For Students
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Introduction by:
John J. Farmer, Jr., Director and University Professor
Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Speakers include:
William J. Castner, Esq.
Connell Foley, Cherry Hill

Lisa Chapland, Esq., Director of Government Affairs
New Jersey State Bar Association

Professor Ronald K. Chen, Distinguished Professor of Law and Judge Leonard I. Garth Scholar
Former Dean of Rutgers-Newark Law School and Co-Dean of Rutgers Law
Former Public Advocate
Rutgers Law School

Ryan P. Haygood, Esq., President and CEO
New Jersey Institute for Social Justice

Donna Kelly, Esq., Former Assistant Attorney General and Adjunct Professor of Election Law
Seton Hall University

William  J. Palatucci, Esq. 
McCarter & English, LLP, Newark

Maxim Thorne, Esq., Managing Director
Andrew Goodman Foundation

About The Program:
The presidential election set to take place on November 3rd between President Trump and former Vice President Biden is shaping up to be among the most litigated in history.  There will likely be legal contests before, during and after the election. What will this mean for the future of our democracy and for our every-day lives, and what lessons can lawyers learn from the high-profile, high-stakes lawsuits and strategies?

Join the Eagleton Institute of Politics, a unit of Rutgers-New Brunswick, and the NJ State Bar Association for a unique afternoon that will examine a unique time in this country’s history. You will hear from a diverse group of respected election experts and lawyers as they analyze the current state of election lawsuits and what is likely to happen pre, during and post-election.

The program will be introduced by John J. Farmer, Jr., Director and University Professor,  Eagleton Institute of Politics and features a round table of experts that includes: William J. Castner, a former Senior Advisor to Governor Murphy; Lisa Chapland, the NJSBA Government Affairs Director; Professor Ronald Chen, Distinguished Professor of Law and Judge Leonard I. Garth Scholar at Rutgers Law School, Co-Dean of Rutgers Law, former Dean of Rutgers-Newark Law and the former NJ Public Advocate; Ryan P. Haygood, Esq., the President and CEO of the New Jersey Institute for Justice; Donna Kelly, Adjunct Professor of Election Law at Seton Hall University and a former Assistant Attorney General in charge of election law; William J. Palatucci, who served as General Counsel to the Trump Transition Committee from June-November 2016; and Maxim Thorne, Esq., the Managing Director of the Andrew Goodman Foundation, which supports youth leadership development, voting accessibility, and social justice initiatives on campuses across the country with mini-grants to select institutions of higher learning and other financial assistance to students.

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