Oklahoma Law Review Presents Election Law Symposium Feb. 15

February 6, 2013 | By Evie Holzer

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Evie Holzer, eholzer@ou.edu

NORMAN – The Oklahoma Law Review’s annual symposium will be held Friday, Feb. 15, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Dick Bell Courtroom at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, 300 Timberdell Road in Norman.

This year’s symposium will focus on election law and feature exerts in this area from around the country. Edward Foley, professor of law at Ohio State University and longtime leading figure in election law, will be giving a presentation entitled "The Possibility of a Fair System of Election Laws."

Other speakers include Nicholas Stephanopoulos from the University of Chicago, Charles Stewart from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Joshua Douglas from the University of Kentucky, and Michael Pitts from Indiana University.

For more information and accommodations on the basis of disability, please contact Emily Virgin at evirgin@ou.edu or (405) 325-5192.

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