Prior to publishing its annual University of Massachusetts Roundtable Symposium Law Journal, the UMass Law Review hosts a symposium conference - a forum for discussion and debate on legal trends and issues.
Annual Symposium 2013
On March 1st the UMass Law Review held a Roundtable Symposium on topics in politics & the law. The symposium featured a keynote address by U.S. Congressman Bill Keating. Other speakers and topics included:
Campaign Finance Reform
Joseph Sandler, Esq.
Election Law Attorney, Sandler, Reiff, Young & Lamb
Political Corruption and the Prosecution of Massachusetts Politicians
Senior Reporter, NPR Boston
A Political Scientist Looks for Law from the Supreme Court
John Brigham, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science, UMass Amherst
Caning v. NLRB: New Scope and New Meaning for the Recess Appoints Clause
Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law
Revisiting Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act: Boerne and its Progeny
Lecturer in Law, UMass School of Law