Please join the Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles for a free screening of Brave New Films' powerful new documentary about voter suppression in the 2018 election in Georgia followed by a discussion about what we can all do defend democracy in 2020.
Gowri Ramachandran is the Voter Protection & Election Security Counsel, 2019-2021 at the Brennan Center for Justice. During this tenure, she is on leave from Southwestern Law School, where she is a professor of law. At Southwestern, she taught courses in constitutional law, employment discrimination, critical race theory, and the Ninth Circuit Appellate Litigation Clinic, which received the Ninth Circuit’s 2018 Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award.
She received her undergraduate degree in mathematics from Yale College and a master’s degree in statistics from Harvard University. While in law school, she served as editor-in-chief of the Yale Law Journal. After graduating from law school in 2003, Ramachandran served as law clerk to Judge Sidney R. Thomas of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Billings, Montana. After a fellowship at Georgetown University Law Center, she joined the Southwestern faculty in 2006.
Voter registration will be available on site.
|6:00 - 7:00PM||Reception & Refresments|
|7:00 - 7:45PM||Film Screening|
|7:45 - 8:30PM||Panel Discussion|
Parking is available for $9 in the structure located at 919 Albany Street.
919 Albany St
Burns Academic Center
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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