How Big Law Volunteers Are Protecting Voting Rights in the 2020 Presidential Election: An Interview with Harold E. Franklin, Jr., Regional Vice Chair of Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the Georgia Election Protection Legal CommitteeDuring this historic election, lawyers nationwide are working around the clock to protect our most precious right, our right to vote.
Harold is among thousands of lawyers volunteering to serve as a crucial line of defense to safeguard voting rights throughout the United States.
I know your work defending voting rights and election law is incredibly important and time-sensitive as things are changing moment by moment.
You have to realize that this was before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and before the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
I think it’s important that we understand the context of voting rights in this country.