• Federal Hall’s Zoom series returns to discuss urgent issues of democracy as a Presidential election unfolds. Join us Tuesday evenings at 5:30 PM EST for these provocative, bipartisan conversations through the lens of history.

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OCTOBER PROGRAMS

  • October 6

    THE SUPREME COURT & BALANCING POWER

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    Moderated by Jami Floyd,
    WNYC Legal Editor

    Trevor Morrison
    Dean of NYU School of Law

    Ilya Shapiro
    Director of the Center Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute

    Janai Nelson
    Associate Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund

  • October 13

    RACE, RECONSTRUCTION & VOTING RIGHTS

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    Moderated by Jami Floyd,
    WNYC Legal Editor

    Vanita Gupta
    President & CEO, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

    Richard Hasen
    Professor of Law & Political Science, University of California, Irvine

    Rina Shah
    Managing Director, Red Fort Strategies

  • October 27

    DEMOCRACY & THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE

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    Moderated by John Avlon,
    CNN Senior Political Analyst

    Wilfred Codrington
    Professor of law at Brooklyn Law School, and Brennan Center fellow

    Jesse Wegman
    Member of The New York Times editorial board

    Amel Ahmed
    Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst