Albany Law School Symposium to Examine Election '08 Issues

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Date: 10/21/2008

The Election 2008 Symposium will cover a broad range of issues at play in the presidential election including energy, health care, immigration, privacy and the economy. The event will take place at Albany Law School on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. in the Dean Alexander Moot Courtroom.

The symposium will feature a debate between Tracey Brooks as a representative of the Barack Obama campaign and John Faso as a representative of the John McCain Campaign. The debate will be moderated by Alan Chartock, president and CEO of WAMC/Northeast Public Radio.

Hon. Corey Ellis, an Albany Common Councilmember, will serve as the keynote speaker. In addition, the event features three moderated panel discussions with participants from a variety of academic institutions and nonprofit organizations.

The Election 2008 Symposium is sponsored by the Albany Law School Democrats, Albany Law School Diversity Office, Albany Law School Republicans, Amnesty International, Black Law Students Association, Civil Liberties Union, Health Law Society, Intellectual Property Society, Latino Law Students Association, Muslim Law Students Association, OUTlaw and Students for Reproductive Justice.

The symposium is free and open to the public. To see a complete agenda, click here.

For more information, contact Ali Chaudhry at