The MDC partners with the International Bar Association and the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute for American Democracy to host the Rule of Law Town Hall on May 25

Miami, May 19, 2022 Miami Dade College (MDC)in collaboration with the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute for American Democracywill host a Rule of Law Town Hall, a bipartisan discussion among experts on how political polarization, misinformation and loss of civility threaten the rule of law and democratic society. The event, which is Free and open to the publicwill be held on Wednesday May 25, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to MDC Wolfson Campus. It will also be streamed live at https://www.mdc.edu/livestream/

City Hall speakers include the Hon. Raoul Canterofirst Hispanic justice of the Florida Supreme Court and partner at the international law firm White & Case; Hilarie bass, past president of the American Bar Association; Chairman of the ABA Rule of Law Initiative and Chairman and Founder of the Bass Institute for Diversity & Inclusion; Neil Brown, president of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and former editor and vice president of the Tampa Bay Times; and Homer Moyerformer president of the IBA Rule of Law Forum, founder and president of the CEELI Institute (Prague) and senior counsel of the law firm Miller & Chevalier will moderate the session. The roundtable will be followed by a question-and-answer session and a closing reception, also open to the public.

The town hall is sponsored by the International Bar Association, the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute for American Democracy, with the support of University of Miami School of Lawthe Miami Dade Bar Associationthe League of Women Voters and MDC Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy (iCED). Funding is provided by the IBA Foundationa US-based non-profit organization (501(c)(3).

WHAT: Rule of Law Town Hall at MDC’s Wolfson Campus

WHEN: Wednesday, May 25 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

OR: MDC Wolfson Campus Auditorium (Room 1261), 300 NE 2nd Avenue

To register, go to: https://tinyurl.com/4d69vu5b.

For more informationplease contact Josh Young, 305-237-7477 or [email protected]

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