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Upcoming roundtable on “Voting in America” sponsored by The Hill

On June 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM, The Hill newspaper will be sponsoring a roundtable on “Voting in America” at the Library of Congress. The event will be moderated by Jeffrey Toobin. Participants include Amb. Andrew Young, John Fund, Rep. Steny Hoyer, Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Abigail Thernstrom, Ilya Shapiro, Michael Kazin, and others, including myself. I will probably be speaking on issues related to my book Democracy and Political Ignorance.

The event is open to the public. Registration and other details here.

Ilya Somin is Professor of Law at George Mason University. His research focuses on constitutional law, property law, and popular political participation. He is the author of "The Grasping Hand: Kelo v. City of New London and the Limits of Eminent Domain" and "Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government is Smarter."

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