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ON DEMAND: Home Rule and the Initiative Process: Is It Working?

Credit: 0 Credit Hours
Run Time: 75 Minutes  
**This is a previously recorded program, originally recorded on January 23, 2019.
Panelists will present the current law and practice with regard to Initiatives and Referendum in DC, including initiatives placed on the ballot, and the power of the DC Council to overturn or modify a measure approved by voters.  We will include a national perspective and the practice in other jurisdictions, and conclude with a discussion of possible reforms.
Sponsored by: D.C. Bar District of Columbia Affairs Community
Related Communities of Interest: D.C. Bar Administrative Law and Agency Practice Community; D.C. Bar Antitrust and Consumer Law Community; D.C. Bar Arts, Entertainment, Media and Sports Law Community; D.C. Bar Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Community; D.C. Bar Courts, Lawyers and the Administration of Justice Community; D.C. Bar Criminal Law and Individual Rights Community; D.C. Bar Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Community; D.C. Bar Estates, Trusts and Probate Law Community; D.C. Bar Family Law Community; D.C. Bar Government Contracts and Litigation Community; D.C. Bar Health Law Community; D.C. Bar Intellectual Property Law Community; D.C. Bar International Law Community; D.C. Bar Labor and Employment Law Community; D.C. Bar Law Practice Management Community; D.C. Bar Litigation Community; D.C. Bar Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Community; D.C. Bar Taxation Community; D.C. Bar Tort Law Community.
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  • Jaspreet Chowdhary, State Legislative Manager, Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
  • Andrew Kline, Principal, The Veritas Law Firm
  • Phil Mendelson, Chair, District of Columbia Council
  • Thorn Pozen, Partner, Goldblatt Martin Pozen, LLP
  • Arthur Spitzer, Legal Director, ACLU of DC
  • Traci Hughes, Esq., Member of the DC Affairs Community Steering Committee (Moderator)
On Demand Registration Fees: $20 Law Student Community Member; $25 Sponsoring/Related Community Member; $40 D.C. Bar Member; $40 Government/Nonprofit; $60 Non-member
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