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Voting Rights Disclosure

Spencer Overton, Voting Rights Disclosure, 127 Harv. L. Rev. F. 19 (2013). Abstract:  In “Beyond the Discrimination Model On Voting,” 127 Harvard Law Review 95 (2013), Professor Samuel Issacharoff proposes that Congress turn away from what he considers the outdated and … Continue reading

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Benign Partisanship

Franita Tolson, Benign Partisanship, 88 Notre Dame L. Rev. 395 (2012). Abstract:  The Framers of the United States Constitution created our system of federalism based on the principle that political safeguards would protect the regulatory interests of the states from … Continue reading

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Election Law in the American Political System

Guy-Uriel E. Charles & James A. Gardner, Election Law in the American Political System (2012). Book Summary:  This new Election Law casebook, published by Aspen, and suitable for use in law schools and political science departments, offers a distinct alternative to … Continue reading

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Election Law: Cases And Materials

Daniel Hays Lowenstein, Richard L. Hasen & Daniel P. Tokaji, Election Law: Cases and Materials (2012). Book Summary:  The new streamlined and student-friendly Fifth Edition of Election Law: Cases and Materials fully covers developments in election law in the 2012 election season including; extensive … Continue reading

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Racial Redistricting in a Post-Racial World

Gilda R. Daniels, Racial Redistricting in a Post-Racial World, 32 Cardozo L. Rev. 947 (2011). Abstract:  With the Supreme Court’s construed admonitions against race conscious redistricting, how can we preserve minority electoral opportunities and gains in the wake of Bartlett v. … Continue reading

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Looking for a Few Good Philosopher Kings: Political Gerrymandering as a Question of Institutional Competence

Luis E. Fuentes-Rohwer, Looking for a Few Good Philosopher Kings: Political Gerrymandering as a Question of Institutional Competence, 43 Conn. L. Rev. 1157 (2011). Abstract:  The redistricting season is about to begin in full swing, and with it will come renewed … Continue reading

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Partisan Gerrymandering as a Safeguard of Federalism

Franita Tolson, Partisan Gerrymandering as a Safeguard of Federalism, 2010 Utah L. Rev. 859 (2010). Abstract:  Partisan gerrymandering has been criticized as stifling political accountability and voter participation, and as anti-competitive and harmful to democracy. This article offers a dissenting view: … Continue reading

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