LSO’s first event of the quarter will be a highly informative lecture at Capital University (see info below). We’ll meet at 5 p.m. in the parking lot of the Ag. Administration Building on West Campus at OSU (where parking is easily available), and carpool to the event. Contact Scott Pearson at OSU - (877) 622-3517 if you need more info:
Unfree Speech: The Folly of Campaign Finance Reform
Bradley A. Smith
Commissioner, Federal Election Commission
Monday, April 18, 2005
Ruff Learning Center Room 260
Bradley A. Smith was nominated to the Federal Election Commission by President William Clinton on February 9, 2000, and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 24, 2000. He served as Chairman of the Commission in 2004. Smith is Professor of Law (on leave) at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio, where he has taught Election Law, Comparative Election Law, Jurisprudence, Law & Economics, and Civil Procedure. Smith’s writings on campaign finance and other election ! issues have appeared in the Yale Law Journal, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the Georgetown Law Journal, the Harvard Journal of Legislation, the Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy, and other academic journals. As a law professor, Smith was a much sought-after witness in Congress on matters of campaign finance reform, and also a frequent guest on radio and television and a contributor to popular publications such as the Wall Street Journal and USA Today. He is the author of Unfree Speech: The Folly of Campaign Finance Reform (Princeton University Press, 2001). Commissioner Smith received his B.A. cum laude from Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan and his J.D., cum laude from Harvard Law School.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
For more information on the lecture itself, contact Robert A. Lawson, Capital University Professor of Economics and George H. Moor Chair, at 614-236-6138 or at firstname.lastname@example.org