Tag Archives: barriers to voting

The Causal Context of Disparate Vote Denial

Janai S. Nelson, The Causal Context of Disparate Vote Denial, 54 B.C. L. Rev. 579 (2013). Abstract:  For nearly 50 years, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and its amendments have remedied racial discrimination in the electoral process with unparalleled … Continue reading

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The Representative Equality Principle: Disaggregating the Equal Protection Intent Standard

Bertrall L. Ross II, The Representative Equality Principle: Disaggregating the Equal Protection Intent Standard, 81 Fordham L. Rev. 101 (2012). Abstract:  Challenges under the Equal Protection Clause require proof of intentional discrimination. Though rarely questioned by legal scholars or the courts, that … Continue reading

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Voter Deception

Gilda R. Daniels, Voter Deception, 43 Ind. L. Rev. 343 (2010). Abstract:  In our recent electoral history, deceptive practices have been utilized to suppress votes in an attempt to affect election results. In most major elections, citizens endure warnings of arrest, … Continue reading

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The Cost of the Vote: Poll Taxes, Voter Identification Laws, and the Price of Democracy

Atiba R. Ellis, The Cost of the Vote: Poll Taxes, Voter Identification Laws, and the Price of Democracy, 86 Denv. U. L. Rev. 1023 (2009). Abstract:  This article argues that photo identification laws represent a continuation of the use of … Continue reading

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Voter Registration and Election Reform

Daniel P. Tokaji, Voter Registration and Election Reform, 17 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 1 (2008). Abstract:  Voter registration matters. Political candidates, parties, and advocacy groups have always understood this, devoting a great deal of time and resources to … Continue reading

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A Vote Delayed Is a Vote Denied: A Preemptive Approach to Eliminating Election Administration Legislation that Disenfranchises Unwanted Voters

Gilda R. Daniels, A Vote Delayed Is a Vote Denied: A Preemptive Approach to Eliminating Election Administration Legislation that Disenfranchises Unwanted Voters, 47 U. Louisville L. Rev. 57 (2008). Abstract:  In an effort to determine voter eligibility and access to the … Continue reading

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Voter Identification

Spencer Overton, Voter Identification, 105 Mich. L. Rev. 631 (2007). Abstract:  In the wake of closely contested elections, calls for laws that require voters to present photo identification as a condition to cast a ballot have become pervasive. Advocates tend to … Continue reading

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