Lawyers in Electoral Disputes


Lawyers on attack and under attack: The Role and Responsibilities of Lawyers in Electoral Disputes

Free Ethics CLE
April 9, 2021, 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. CDT, Via Zoom

1.0 hour State Bar of Texas Ethics CLE credit for Zoom attendees

Experts discuss lawyering and legal ethics issues related to election contests filed after the 2020 Presidential Election. They consider applicable rules of professional responsibility, as well as court rules relating to lawyers’ conduct. The panelists also consider actions legal profession regulators may take and concerns related to politicizing the disciplinary system.


Spring 2021 Ethics CLE presenters
  • Rebecca Roiphe, Trustee Professor of Law, New York Law School
  • James Moliterno, Vincent Bradford Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • Wendy Muchman, Harry B. Reese Teaching Professor of Practice, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Josh Douglas, Ashland, Inc-Spears Distinguished Research Professor of Law, University of Kentucky Rosenberg College of Law
  • Moderator: Milan Markovic, Professor of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law

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*CLE information:

  • This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1.0 credit hour, of which 1.0 credit hour will apply to legal ethics/professional responsibility credit.
  • Registrants must register with your full name, email, and Texas Bar Card Number and attend the CLE webinar in order to receive CLE credit.
  • Texas A&M School of Law, as CLE sponsor, reported CLE attendance to the State Bar of Texas on April 20 for all verified attendees who registered with their valid Texas Bar Card Number.
  • CLE credit is only available for attending the live Zoom session. Watching the video on YouTube is not eligible for CLE credit.