The Impact of Allen v. Milligan (2023): Race, Redistricting, and the Right to Vote

Jan. 23, 2024
12:10PM - 1:30PM
SLB Room 127 and Online
Open to the Public

In June 2023, the United States Supreme Court decided Allen v. Milligan, finding for plaintiffs and against the State of Alabama in a voting rights case former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder quickly praised as "a victory for all Americans, and an important step toward equal voting power and representation for voters of color across the country." 

In this lunchtime session, we will hear from Evan Milligan, executive director of Alabama Forward and lead plaintiff in the case. Attorney Deuel Ross, Deputy Director of Litigation at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, who, argued for the Milligan plaintiffs at the Supreme Court, will join via Zoom, and Professor Miriam Gohara, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of Jerome N. Frank Legal Services at Yale Law School, will moderate the discussion.

This will be a hybrid event held at Yale Law School and live streamed via Zoom. All are welcome to attend but advance RSVP is required. Non-pizza lunch will be available for those joining in person. Please RSVP to Karen Crocco at no later than Friday, January 19, 2024, and please indicate whether you wish to attend in person or via Zoom.

For more information about the event, please contact Liman Center Director Jennifer Taylor at



Sponsoring Organization(s)

The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law at Yale Law School

The Quinnipiac University School of Law Center on Dispute Resolution

Yale Law School Black Law Students Association (BLSA)

Quinnipiac University School of Law Black Law Students Association (BLSA)