Wilton & Norwalk Leagues of Women Voters
A Conversation on Redistricting with Nick Stephanopoulos & Ruth Greenwood
Redistricting & the Efficiency Gap Theory
Live-Streamed from the 2018 LWVUS National Convention, Chicago
June 28, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Comstock Community Center Senior Lounge
180 School Road
Wilton CT 06897
7:30 pm—Refreshments, Introduction & Redistricting Q/A
8:00 pm—Live-Streamed Video Begins
About the Presenters:
Nick Stephanopoulos—University of Chicago Law School Professor of Law, Herbert and Marjorie Fried Research Scholar. His academic work has appeared in, among others, the Columbia Law Review, Harvard Law Review, NYU Law Review, Stanford Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review, and Yale Law Journal. He has also written for popular publications including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Atlantic, the New Republic, Slate, and Vox. He has been involved in several litigation efforts as well, including the first successful partisan gerrymandering lawsuit in more than thirty years. A 2006 graduate of Yale Law School, Stephanopoulos also holds an MPhil in European Studies from Cambridge University and an AB in government from Harvard College.
Ruth Greenwood–Adjunct Professor of Law, Loyola University School of Law. She is a Staff Attorney and the Voting Rights Project Coordinator at the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. She has been working in voting rights law and advocacy since 2009 and as an attorney since 2006. She focuses on redistricting, minority representation and youth voter registration. Ruth is admitted to practice as an attorney in Illinois and New York. She was awarded an Exceptional Service Award by the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners in 2014, and is a Board Member of the Prison Policy Institute. Ruth represented plaintiffs in both the Gill v. Whitford and LWVNC v. Rucho partisan gerrymandering cases that went to the Supreme Court of the United States. She is a graduate of University of Sydney Law School and Columbia University School of Law.
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