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ON DEMAND: What We Learned from Lafayette Square: A Discussion of the Insurrection and Home Rule Acts

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Run Time: 86 Minutes

**This is a previously recorded program, originally recorded on July 15, 2020.

Please join us for this hot topics discussion about the Insurrection Act of 1807 and its application in the District of Columbia, in conjunction with the 1973 Home Rule Act. What are the layers of law and authority in D.C.? What is the role of local and federal law enforcement? Our panel will discuss these important Acts in the context of recent events and their possible application in the future.

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Program Committee of the D.C. Bar District of Columbia Affairs Community

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  • Johnny Barnes, Esq., Attorney, Law Offices of Johnny Barnes
  • Prof. Daniel Freeman, Fellow, Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, American University
  • Jonathan Hafetz, Esq., Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU Center for Democracy, and Prof, Seton Hall Law School
  • Steven M. Schneebaum, Practitioner in Residence and Interim Director, International Law and Organizations Program, Johns Hopkins SAIS
  • Renee M. Hutchins, Dean and Rauh Chair of Public Interest Law, UDC David A. Clarke School of Law (Moderator)
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