Election Protection: How lawyers can help uphold voters’ rights this November

 

Want to protect democracy and ensure voters’ rights? If you are looking to ways to volunteer during the 2018 midterm elections, there are opportunities available, especially for attorneys.

In this episode of the ABA Journal’s Asked & Answered podcast, Stephanie Francis Ward speaks with Marsha Johnson-Blanco, co-director of the Voting Rights Project of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, about how attorneys can help on Nov. 6.

Lawyers are needed to answer hotline calls in a variety of cities, answering questions at polling places and filing emergency motions. Johnson-Blanco says the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is hoping to have about 4,000 volunteers for the midterm elections, which are expected to be incredibly hard fought

Election Protection: How lawyers can help uphold voters’ rights this November

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