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Democracy in Crisis: A Report from the National Task Force on Rule of Law and Democracy
January 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Saratoga County Democratic Committee invites you to join the Saratoga County League of Women Voters:
Due to an overwhelming positive response, your League of Women Voters is extending its Making Democracy Work series, again providing in-depth information and thought-provoking discussion.
Martha Kinsella, counsel in the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, will present Democracy in Crisis: A Report from the National Task Force on Rule of Law and Democracy. The report identifies ways to fix what is broken and the needed reforms following abuses by our government officials.
Don’t miss this event — you’ll leave with a deeper understanding of our current political drama and knowledge beyond the disturbing headlines.
Invite your friends and neighbors!
Martha Kinsella of the Brennan Center for Justice will speak at the first in our three-part Democracy Series. Kinsella will report on the Brennan Center’s National Task Force on Rule of Law and Democracy. In addition, she will discuss the Center’s work on advocating for voting reforms in New York State.
Martha Kinsella is Counsel in the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice. Prior to joining the Brennan Center, she was a trial attorney at the National Labor Relations Board, conducting enforcement litigation. Previously, she was a policy advisor at the agency. During her tenure at the National Labor Relations Board, she served as grievance chair of her union and received two agency awards for her pro bono work. Prior to her federal service, she worked as a voting rights attorney with Organizing for America in New Hampshire. She began her legal career as a law clerk to Judge Philip Carchman of the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court. Ms. Kinsella received her law degree from New York University School of Law, a master’s degree from Northwestern University, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago.