Lawyers on the Campaign Trail: An Overview on Running for Office

Lawyers on the Campaign Trail: An Overview on Running for Office

Ms. Susan Davies
Spring 2018 seminar
Th 5:00pm - 7:00pm
2 classroom credits

Prerequisite: None

Exam: None

This seminar will consider the legal aspects as well as the practical and policy issues that confront a candidate for elected office and her campaign advisers. Through a series of guest speakers who have grappled with these projects and problems in their professional lives, we will consider such issues as: raising human and financial support, complying with the campaign finance law and FEC requirements, developing policy positions, legal questions peculiar to campaign efforts, and presenting the candidate to the public eye and ear.