May 05, 2015

Jenner & Block Partners Jessica Ring Amunson and Paul M. Smith will speak at a voting rights training session.  A joint project of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy and The Campaign Legal Center, the program is aimed at meeting the critical need for a new generation of voting rights lawyers, experts and community activists.  Practitioners and students will learn the “ins and outs” of protecting the right to vote through the enforcement of voting rights laws.  The program will be held on May 7, 2015, from 8:30-11:50 am at Jenner & Block’s Chicago office, 353 N. Clark St.

Ms. Amunson, a member of the Appellate and Supreme Court Practice, concentrates in appellate and Supreme Court matters.  She has significant experience briefing and arguing matters before federal and state appellate courts and has filed numerous merits and amicus briefs with the Court.

Mr. Smith is chair of the Appellate and Supreme Court Practice and co-chair of the Media and First Amendment and Election Law and Redistricting Practices.  He has had an active Supreme Court practice for three decades, including oral arguments in 16 Supreme Court cases involving matters ranging from free speech and civil rights to civil procedure.

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