Speaking Engagements | March 14, 2024

Democracy’s Last Line of Defense Symposium

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Presenter: Anna Mercado Clark

Preserving an Independent Judiciary

The National Judicial College and International Academy of Trial Lawyers are hosting a national symposium titled, “Democracy’s Last Line of Defense: Preserving an Independent Judiciary.” Speakers, including Anna Mercado Clark, will discuss a variety of topics, including:

  • The essential role of a free and independent media
  • Artificial intelligence: Resource or threat to democracy?
  • The judiciary and the bar: Reviving the bar’s critical role in preserving the independence of the judiciary
  • Championing the rule of law: The role of state constitutions

More information can be found on The National Judicial College website.