Media Advisory: Perez, Khanna to Join Progressive Activists, Thinkers at Post-Kavanaugh Forum on Supreme Court’s Future

 

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY
December 5, 2018

CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

TODAY AT 5:30 PM: PEREZ, KHANNA TO JOIN PROGRESSIVE ACTIVISTS, THINKERS AT POST-KAVANAUGH FORUM ON SUPREME COURT’S FUTURE

The Event Will Be Livestreamed Here

WASHINGTON, DC—Today at 5:30pm ET, Demand Justice will host Tom Perez, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) and an array of the country’s most prominent, progressive activists and thinkers at a forum in Washington, DC to examine possible reforms to the Supreme Court in the wake of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation battle.

The forum, titled “The Court in Crisis: What’s Next for Progressives After Kavanaugh,” will analyze the delegitimizing impact of Kavanaugh’s elevation to the Court and discuss how progressives can counter President Trump’s politicization of the judiciary.

The event will feature an exciting lineup of academics, advocates and activists who have been shaping the conversation about how progressives can fight back against the conservative takeover of the Court. A list of some of these confirmed speakers appears below.

DEMAND JUSTICE FORUM ON THE FUTURE OF THE SUPREME COURT

WHO:     Tom Perez, Fmr Labor Secretary & Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights
                  Ro Khanna, U.S. Representative (D-CA)
                  Eleanor Brown, Professor, Penn State Law
                  Lisa Graves, Former Chief Nominations Counsel, Sen. Patrick Leahy
                  Elie Mystal, Editor-in-Chief, Above the Law
                  Sean McElwee, Adviser, 1.20.21 Project
                  Ganesh Sitaraman, Professor, Vanderbilt Law School
                  Todd Tucker, Fellow, Roosevelt Institute

WHERE: Eaton Hotel
                    1201 K Street NW
                    Washington, DC

WHEN: Today, December 5 at 5:30pm

*** MEDIA WISHING TO COVER THIS EVENT MAY RSVP HERE ***

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