Speaking

Professor Mazo is an active scholar who often presents at academic conferences, regularly speaks to popular audiences, and is frequently called upon to explain election law topics in the media. Below are some of Professor Mazo's scholarly talks and presentations:

Talks & Presentations

"Foreign Interference with Elections"

Panelist2018 Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools (AALS), San Diego, California, January 6, 2018 (scheduled).

"Enhancing Your Teaching Before, During, and After Class"

Moderator. Section on New Law Professors, 2018 Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools (AALS), San Diego, California, January 3, 2018 (scheduled).

"Book Projects and Publication in Election Law" 

Discussant. Annual Convention, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS), Boca Raton, Florida, August 5, 2017. 

"Reforming the Presidential Nomination Process in the United States" 

Organizer of Panel and Discussant. Annual Convention, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS), Boca Raton, Florida, August 3, 2017. 

"Election Law’s Influence on the Presidential Election" 

Presenter. Albany Law School symposium on “Shaping SCOTUS: The Impact of the 2016 Presidential Election on the Future of the Supreme Court,” Albany Law School, Albany, New York, October 20, 2016. 

"Presidential Eligibility Challenges in the Midst of a Presidential Campaign" 

Presenter. Fordham Law Review symposium on "Election Law and the Presidency,"  Fordham Law School, New York, New York, September 30, 2016.

"Residency and Democracy" 

Presenter. Henry Manne Junior Faculty Forum, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia, September 9, 2016.

Workshop on Constitutional Law: "Campaign Finance Law and the Presidential Election of 2016"

Presenter. Annual Convention, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS), Amelia Island, Florida, August 6, 2016.

Symposium on “Founding Moments in Constitutionalism”

Panel Chair and Discussant. Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut, April 15-16, 2016.

"The Right to Vote and the Presidential Election of 2016" 

Presenter. American Constitution Society, Savannah Law School, Savannah, Georgia, April 6, 2016.

"Independent Expenditures and Legislative Recusal"

PresenterSymposium on “Democracy by the People: Reforming Campaign Finance in America Today,” Seton Hall Law School, Newark, New Jersey, April 1, 2016.

"Regulating Super PACs, Comparatively" 

Presenter. Fifth Annual Conference, Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC), American Society of Comparative Law, Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 19, 2016.

Symposium on “The Law of Democracy” 

DiscussantStanford Law Review, Stanford Law School, Stanford, California, February 5–6, 2016.

"The Right to Vote in Local Elections: The Story of Kramer v. Union Free School District No. 15

Presenter. Fourth Annual Local Government Law Works-in-Progress Conference, Rutgers Law School, Newark, New Jersey, November 6, 2015.

Panel on “The Supreme Court and Election Law: Understanding the New Redistricting, Voter ID, and Judicial Campaign Finance Cases” 

Discussant. Annual Convention, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS), Boca Raton, Florida, July 30, 2015.

Panel on “Innovations in Teaching Constitutional Law” 

Discussant. Annual Convention, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS), Boca Raton, Florida, July 27, 2015.

"The Story of Kramer v. Union Free School District No. 15 and Its Influence On the Way We Think about Local Political Communities" 

PresenterElection Law Stories Works-in-Progress Conference, Election Law @ Moritz Program, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, June 4–5, 2015.

"Better than Legislation: How Congressional Ethics Rules Can Be Used to Regulate Money in Politics"

Presenter. Cleveland State Law Review Symposium on “Power of the Purse: The Influence of Money in Today’s Political Regime,” Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio, April 17, 2015.

"Constitutional Sequencing"

Presenter. Fourth Annual Conference, Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC), American Society of Comparative Law, Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida, April 16, 2015.

"Campaign Finance and the Ecology of Democratic Speech" 

PresenterSymposium on “The Law of Democracy at a Crossroads: Reflecting on Fifty Years of Voting Rights and the Judicial Regulation of the Political Thicket,” Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida, March 27-28, 2015.

"Citizens Invited: Scholars and Professors in the Campaign Finance Wars" 

Presenter. Hot Topics Panel, 2015 Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools (AALS), Washington, D.C., January 4, 2015.

"The Upstream Problem in Constitutionalism" 

PresenterSymposium on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Design, Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, Boston College Law School, Newton, Massachusetts, October 30–31, 2015.

"The Evolution of Campaign Finance Reform: From Buckley v. Valeo to Citizens United to McCutcheon v. FEC"

Moderator. Annual Convention, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS), Amelia Island, Florida, August 5, 2014. 

"New York Times v. Sullivan at Fifty"

Moderator. Annual Convention, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS), Amelia Island, Florida, August 1, 2014. 

"Avoiding Supreme Injustice: Ways Around the Supreme Court for Campaign Finance Reform(ers)" 

Presenter. Scholars’ Schmooze, 2014 Annual Convention of the American Constitution Society (ACS), Washington, D.C., June 19, 2014.

"Toward a Theory of Constitution-Making" 

Presenter. Annual Conference, Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC), American Society of Comparative Law, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon, April 4–5, 2014.

"Do Voter ID Laws Suppress the Vote, or Do They Instead Have the Opposite Effect?" 

Presenter. Conference on “Democracy in America: Participation and Social Justice,” Stetson University, DeLand, Florida, March 27-28, 2014.

"The Appearance and Disappearance of Corruption" 

PresenterSymposium on the “Future of Campaign Finance Reform,” Duke Law School, Durham, North Carolina, February 7, 2014.

"North Carolina’s Election Law Reforms" 

ModeratorFederalist Society, Piedmont Triad Lawyers Chapter and Wake Forest University Chapter, Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, November 12, 2013.

"Are There Any Intellectual Justifications for Voter ID Laws?" 

Presenter. Second Annual Local Government Works-in-Progress Conference, Chapman University School of Law, Orange, California, October 25-26, 2013.

"What Do Constitutional Lawyers Do … For a Living?" 

Presenter. Career Day Panel, Whitaker Elementary School, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, September 27, 2013.

"Group Diversity, Group Equality, Group Democracy" 

Presenter. Faculty Discussion Workshop, Wake Forest University School of Law, Winton-Salem, North Carolina, September 18, 2013.