South Carolina Humanities and the University of South Carolina are pleased to present “Law, Justice, and the Future of U.S. Elections,” one of eleven virtual programs in the South Carolina Humanities Electoral Initiative. Professor Lori Ringhand’s presentation covers election law, regulations, and citizen engagement. Click here to view “Law, Justice, and the Future of U.S. Elections” on-demand. If you view the program, please click here to take our brief survey.
Lori A. Ringhand is J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law at the University of Georgia as well as Interim Director of the Dean Rusk International Law Center. She is the author of Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings and the Constitutional Change (with Paul M. Collins) (2013) published by Cambridge University Press and The Role of Nominee Gender and Race at U.S. Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings, 52L and Soc’y Rev 871 (with P. Collins) (2018).
The South Carolina Humanities Electoral Initiative is part of a national initiative entitled “Why It Matters: Civic and Electoral Participation” administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils and funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Through “Why It Matters,” 43 humanities councils will explore the history, importance, and impact of the American electoral process.
The mission of SC Humanities is to enrich the cultural and intellectual lives of all South Carolinians. Established in 1973, this 501(c) 3 organization is governed by a volunteer 20-member Board of Directors comprised of community leaders from throughout the state. It presents and/or supports literary initiatives, lectures, exhibits, festivals, publications, oral history projects, videos and other humanities-based experiences that directly or indirectly reach more than 250,000 citizens annually.