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Oct 26, 2020 4 tweets 3 min read
Who can challenge voters at the polls? What counts as
#voterintimidation? Are private #militias allowed outside the polls? Mary McCord of Georgetown Law's Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (@GeorgetownICAP) explains the law. If you experience voter intimidation during #Election2020, report it to your election officials, call 9-1-1 if in danger, and call the nonpartisan Election Protection coalition hotline for legal assistance: 1-866-OUR-VOTE.
Oct 7, 2020 7 tweets 6 min read
.@GtownCarola recently hosted an event as part of its Fall Series, “The Future of Trade.” Speakers discussed what the future may hold for the international trade regime as the backlash against the global liberal consensus of the last 3 decades unfolds: “[The #USMCA] is a fundamental change in the way we look at #trade agreements, and I think that it’s going to be with us for a while whether Trump wins or doesn't win” - @AmbJamesRJones: bit.ly/2GQcQ2M
Oct 6, 2020 7 tweets 5 min read
THREAD | In a recent event hosted by @GtownLawSALPAL, @NMSecofState & @Louisiana_sos discussed the latest efforts to ensure election integrity in the states they represent: bit.ly/3jD5Tke @NMSecofState on USPS: “I personally am feeling very confident in the ability of our United States Postal Service to get the job done.” bit.ly/3jCMcZR
Jun 10, 2020 10 tweets 8 min read
Today, #GeorgetownLaw Professor Paul Butler is testifying at @HouseJudiciary's hearing on the #JusticeinPolicingAct.

@LawProfButler is a former prosecutor, #RacialJustice scholar and author of "Chokehold: Policing Black Men."

Thread on his powerful opening statement (1/10): "There has never, not for one minute in American history, been peace between black people and the police," @LawProfButler tells @HouseJudiciary. (2/10)