Mapping the Ballot Box Recap


"Voting rights experts from across the U.S. converged on Berkeley Law to discuss a troubling development: a growing effort to disenfranchise minority segments of the electorate. Although the U.S. has seen a dramatic increase in minority populations and political activism over the past several years, it has also seen myriad efforts to restrict ballot access.

To confront these developments, the Berkeley Journal of African-American Law & Policy and the Berkeley Law Raza Law Journal co-hosted a symposium titled Mapping the Ballot Box: Voting Rights and the Propensity for Electoral Success in a ‘Post-Racial’ America."