Faulkner Law hosted four of Alabama’s Republican and Democrat candidates for the office of Attorney General during a forum on campus sponsored by the Montgomery Federalist Society.
Candidates Chess Bedsole, Chris Christie, Alice Martin and Steve Marshall are all running for the Alabama Office of Attorney General in the 2018 primary elections and accepted the invitation to an informational forum in Lester Chapel on May 2.
Candidates Troy King and Joseph Siegelman were unable to attend.
The Montgomery Federalist Society organized the event and Allen Mendenhall, Ph.D., the president of the Montgomery Federalist Society, associate dean of Faulkner’s Jones School of Law and executive director of The Blackstone and Burke Center of Law and Liberty moderated the forum.
In a continued effort to reach out the community, Faulkner University is opening its doors to community events and organizations and is welcoming the use of its campus and facilities for the betterment and growing relationship between Faulkner, the City of Montgomery and the state of Alabama.
“The race for attorney general is proving to be tight. It’s important for candidates, especially in the primaries, to distinguish themselves as they contend for support among the same pool of voters,” Mendenhall said.
“Faulkner University is the perfect venue for an attorney general candidate forum. Located in Montgomery, just a few miles from the Alabama Attorney General’s Office on Washington Avenue, Faulkner University stands for the enduring values and principles to which all public officials should aspire.”
Each candidate was introduced and given a few minutes to speak to the audience and their constituents on their platform, policies and beliefs and fielded questions from Mendenhall.