The League of Women Voters of Edina (LWVE), a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League has approximately 100 men and women members and is part of the State League and National League of Women Voters. The League of Women Voters of Edina has had an active role in Edina since 1954.
Government Ethics and Conflicts of Interest
When: Thursday, January 12, 2017
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Program and questions
Where: Edina City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St.
Please join League of Women Voters Edina to hear Richard Painter, former White House ethics counsel under President George W. Bush, speak on presidential ethics and conflicts of interest.
The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited; please register to ensure a seat. Reserved seats may be released at 9:55 AM.
To register go to: https://conflictofinterest.eventbrite.com
The U.S. Supreme Court: Current Issues
When: Thursday, January 12,2017
5:30 PM Order drinks and dinner
6:00 -7:30 PM Program and questions
Where: Mozza Mia, 3910 W. 50th St., Edina
Please join League of Women Voters to hear Timothy R. Johnson, U of M Morse Alumni Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Law, speak on the United States Supreme Court, the impacts of vacancies and future appointments, and the handling of conflicts of interest.
The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited; please register to ensure a seat. Reserved seats may be released at 5:55 PM.
To register go to: https://supremeissues.eventbrite.com
Professor Johnson is a nationally recognized expert on U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments and decision making. His research has been published in a variety of academic journals including the American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, Law and Society Review, Political Analysis, Political Research Quarterly, American Politics Research, University of Illinois Law Review, and University of Minnesota Law Review. Other coverage of Professor Johnson’s research and commentary has appeared in The Economist, The Guardian, New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, MPR, C-SPAN, Slate, USA Today, ABC, CNN, and The National Journal. Professor Johnson has won college level and university wide awards for teaching and advising.