On April 12, the Journal of Legislation and Public Policy presented their annual symposium on "Democracy Unfiltered: Discussing 100 Years of Direct Elections and Modern Issues Affecting the Law of Democracy." Convened to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Seventeenth Amendment, the panel discussion addressed historical and current issues affecting American democracy. Panelists included Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law Richard Pildes; Professor Bruce Cain of Stanford University, who is currently a Straus Fellow at NYU Law; Professor Wendy Schiller of Brown University; and Professor Ilya Somin of George Mason University School of Law.

Watch the full video of the symposium (2 hr, 35 min):

Posted on April 19, 2013