Following unforeseen circumstances in January and the rapidly proceeding insurrection attempt at the Capitol, as well as ensuing impeaching proceedings, Congressmen Jamie Raskin was forced to reschedule his presentation at our previous All Society Platform on January 31. However, the American Ethical Union is thrilled to announce that he will be joining us for our next all society event on March 28 at 11 a.m. ET. Please note the different Zoom meeting ID#.
Zoom Webinar Information: To join from a computer, click here.
To join by phone, dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 929 205 6099 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799
Webinar ID: 835 9517 6809
Passcode: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, if you use the above Zoom link, you do not need the passcode.
For members who were unable to attend last month’s All Society Platform, not to worry – the AEU has upped its Zoom audience capacity to 1,000 participants, and Congressman Raskin’s platform will also be streaming live on AEU’s Facebook page here beginning at 11 a.m. ET.
Jamie Raskin is the U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 8th congressional district. On January 12, Raskin was named the Lead Impeachment Manager for the second impeachment of President Trump. He was the primary author of the Impeachment Article, which charged Trump with inciting an insurrection by using his rally to encourage violent storming of the Capitol.As his first action in Congress in 2016, Raskin and several other members of the House of Representatives objected to certifying the election of Donald Trump as president because of Russian interference in the election and widespread voter suppression efforts. The objection could not be acted upon because it had to be sponsored by at least one member of each chamber, and no sponsor in the Senate.
Prior to being elected to the House of Representatives, Raskin was a member of the Maryland State Senate from 2007 to 2016. He served as general counsel for Jesse Jackson’s National Rainbow Coalition from 1989 to 1990. Raskin was a constitutional law professor at American University Washington College of Law, where he co-founded and directed the L.L.M. program on Law and Government and co-founded the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project. Raskin received a B.A. from Harvard College (magna cum laude) and a J.D. from Harvard Law School (magna cum laude), where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.