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The KC Star reports. … Continue reading ?
Cleveland.com reports. … Continue reading ?
Madison.com: By most accounts, the 2011 and 2012 gubernatorial and Senate recall elections were a complete disaster for Wisconsin Democrats. Gov. Scott Walker’s historic victory boosted his fundraising and re-election prospects. The recall petition became a litmus test for party … Continue reading ?
Boston Globe: The ruling is a significant one and could influence election law in other states, according to Justin Levitt, a professor of election law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. “The rationale is thought out in great detail,” … Continue reading ?
Uri Friedman for The Atlantic. … Continue reading ?
The opinion is not yet available, but according to the ACLU’s Dale Ho: “Decision means state cannot require ppl to register 20 days before election bc violates state constitution.” More: “No remedy ordered yet – could mean Election Day Reg; … Continue reading ?
35-page order and opinion. … Continue reading ?
WaPo: Five protesters who disrupted a session of the U.S. Supreme Court by shouting disapproval of its rulings on campaign finance law were sentenced to either one or two weekends in prison Monday after losing a bid to overturn a … Continue reading ?
It was a great conference and now what looks like a very promising law review issue: Current Issue: Volume 25, Issue 1 (2016) Articles PDF Introduction; The Past, Present and Future of Free Speech Joel M. Gora PDF A Landmark … Continue reading ?
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy: As I explain in a forthcoming law review article, Dark Money as a Political Sovereignty Problem, the federal sentencing guidelines already make a distinction between mere foreign nationals and members of foreign governments. The article states, “[t]he federal sentencing guidelines were … Continue reading ?
Andrew Cohen for the Brennan Center for Justice. … Continue reading ?
LAT reports. … Continue reading ?
Stephen Spaulding oped in The Hill. … Continue reading ?
Palm Beach Post: Detectives with the State Attorney’s Office found clear-cut evidence of voter fraud in last year’s August election, with nearly two dozen people’s signatures forged on requests for absentee ballots. But prosecutors are dropping the case. Why? They can’t … Continue reading ?
Jennifer Rubin for WaPo: And that in a nutshell is the problem: We have an administration that finds it more helpful to fan Russian propaganda than to speak simple truths about America’s democratic system and Russia’s corrupt thugocracy. Supporting Russian … Continue reading ?
AP: The boundaries of election districts in a southeastern Utah county are unconstitutional and violate the rights of American Indians who make up roughly half the county’s population, a federal judge has ruled for the second time. San Juan County, … Continue reading ?
HuffPost: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says a case dealing with how far political parties can go to draw election districts to their benefit might be the “most important” the court will hear next term. Ginsburg made the comments at a Duke Law School event Friday … Continue reading ?
E.J. Dionne column. … Continue reading ?
Well done NYT editorial. … Continue reading ?
TPM: New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci refused on Friday to distance himself from the Trump administration’s baseless claim that 3 million illegal votes cast for Hillary Clinton lost Donald Trump the popular vote, quickly extinguishing hopes the investment-banker-turned-Trump-insider would usher … Continue reading ?