LUNCHEON 11:30 a.m.; LECTURE 12:00 p.m.
Richard L. Hasen is the William H. Hannon Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where he joined the faculty in 1997. He holds a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and a J.D., M.A. and Ph.D. (Political Science) from the University of California at Los Angeles. After law school, Hasen clerked for Judge David R. Thompson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and then worked as a civil appellate lawyer. Hasen is a nationally-recognized expert in election law and campaign finance regulation, is co-author of a leading casebook on election law and co-editor of the quarterly peer-reviewed publication, Election Law Journal. He is the author of more than seventy articles on election law issues, which have appeared in the nations leading law journals, and he also writes the widely read Election law blog. His opeds and commentaries have appeared in many publications, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and Slate. His election law book, The Supreme Court and Election Law: Judging Equality from Baker v. Carr to Bush v. Gore, was published by NYU Press in 2003.