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League Of Women Voters Of The Rivertowns To Sponsor a panel discussion, “SCOTUS Rethinks Choice, Guns, and Air Quality. Now What?”

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The League of Women Voters of the Rivertowns announces the next in its series Hot Topics, “SCOTUS Rethinks Choice, Guns, And Air Quality. Now What?” A panel of legal scholars will discuss the  rationale for recent Supreme Court decisions regarding reproductive choice, gun control, and clean air,  and the progress of implementation by the states.  

The moderator is Mayo Bartlett, Esq., whose White Plains law firm’s practice has focused on criminal  defense and civil rights for more than 20 years. He was selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers. Working as a prosecutor with the Westchester County District Attorney’s  Office, he co-founded a youth law forum that brought issues of law and policy to the classroom. He  regularly appears on the media as a legal analyst and contributor.  

Inga Caldwell, Esq., will cover the EPA decision. She is presently an associate with Cole Schotz P.C.  and an Adjunct Professor at Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, where she teaches  Natural Resources Law and Water Rights Law. She previously served as Associate Executive Director  of Environmental Law Programs at Pace. Professor Caldwell is a member of the ABA Section on  Environment, Energy, and Resources, and chairs the Constitutional Law Committee..  

Alexander K. A. Greenawalt, Esq., is a Professor and Stevens Family Faculty Scholar at the Elisabeth  Haub School of Law, Pace University. He will tackle Bruen, the Second Amendment case. A graduate  of Columbia Law School, he clerked for the Honorable Stephens F. Williams of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit before joining the Pace faculty in 2006, where he has  taught courses in Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Criminal Law.  

Rebecca Angel is a third-year student at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Pace University and will sit for the July, 2023 bar exam. She has been on the dean’s list for three semesters, and she is a recipient of a merit scholarship, the Pace Law Opportunitas Grant. During the summer of 2022, Rebecca  volunteered with the Pace Women’s Justice Center in the Family Law and Elder unit conducting legal  research to help the unit’s clients and assisting an attorney in the courtroom.  

The Hot Topics event is scheduled for Saturday, October 15, at 10:00 a.m., at the Greenburgh Public  Library, 300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY. There will be a complementary light buffet breakfast at  9:30 a.m. 

The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited. Registration is required. To register, go to   HTTPS://H ot T opic _R ethinks. eventbrite. com. For more information, email

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages the informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose candidates or political parties. Membership is open to all persons 16 years and older and provides the opportunity to be active and involved in local, state and national issues.

AJ Woodson

AJ Woodson is the Editor-In-Chief of Black Westchester and Co-Owner of Urban Soul Media Group, the parent company, Host & Producer of the People Before Politics Radio Show. AJ is a Father, Brother, An Author, Journalism Fellow (Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism), Hip-Hop Artist - one third of the legendary underground rap group JVC FORCE known for the single Strong Island, Radio Personality, Hip-Hop Historian, Documentarian, Activist, Criminal Justice Advocate and Freelance Journalist whose byline has appeared in several print publications and online sites including The Source, Vibe, the Village Voice, Upscale,,, Rolling Out Newspaper, Daily Challenge Newspaper, Spiritual Minded Magazine, Word Up! Magazine, On The Go Magazine and several others.

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