Federal Law, Local Government Practice

An Election Year of Firsts and What Lawyers Can Learn from the Past


What can lawyers learn from electoral college process as well as presidential victories and concession speeches? Join Author, Dean and Professor of Political Science, Dr. John Vile, as he guides you through the history, presidential transitions and the role that lawyers can play when elections are contested.

Topics include:

  • History of the Electoral College
  • The Background
  • Presidential Transitions
  • The 2020 Election and Why this Matters to Lawyers
  • The Role of the Lawyer
  • Q&A


This program will utilize Zoom Meeting. Attendees will be able to ask questions through the chat feature. The Zoom link will be available in your TBA account the day of the event. If you have any questions accessing your account, please contact us at cle@tnbar.org

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A lot of great insight about a really difficult time in American history.

Enjoyable presentation. Very well done. Looking forward to checking out other recommended resources on topic.

Good analysis and insightful presentation

What an excellent perspective on our political system. I hope to see more of this type of program by the TBA


Course Pricing
  • Member: 45.00
  • Non-Member: 75.00
If you are not a TBA Member, you can join now to receive CLE discount prices and three prepaid credits.

TBA members who are judges, lawmakers and law students can take TBA CLE onsite courses at no charge for the programming. There may be a separate charge if meals, special materials or other premium features are involved.
Course Information Webcast - Archived Video Highlights
  • Approved Distance Learning for 2020
  • View from your laptop or mobile device
  • Convenient CLE from your home
  • All CLE for 2020 can be taken online
Course Credits Dual Credits: 0.00
General Credits: 1.00
Total Credits: 1

This program will be filed for Tennessee CLE credit. Please email a request to cle@tnbar.org for Georgia and Mississippi CLE credit.