[PAST EVENT] Felon Voting Panel-Gov McAuliffe?s Felon Voting Initiative: Key Policy Change or Executive Overreach?
Hans von Spakovsky is an authority on a wide range of issues ? including civil rights, civil justice, the First Amendment, immigration, the rule of law and government reform -- as a senior legal fellow in The Heritage Foundation?s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies.
As manager of the think tank?s Election Law Reform Initiative, von Spakovsky also studies and writes about campaign finance restrictions, voter fraud and voter ID, enforcement of federal voting rights laws, administration of elections and voting equipment standards.
He is the co-author with John Fund of the book ?Who?s Counting?: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk? (Encounter Books, 2012) and ?Obama?s Enforcer: Eric Holder?s Justice Department? (HarperCollins/Broadside June 2014).
Hope R. Amezquita is a Staff Attorney and Legislative Counsel at ACLU of Virginia. Ms. Amezquita's work has focused on the Voting Rights Act, minority voting rights, redistricting, election reform, voter education and ballot access.
The event is being hosted by the Federalist Society, ACS, and the Election Law Society.