Tag Archives: voting rights

State’s Rights, Last Rites, and Voting Rights

Guy-Uriel E. Charles & Luis E. Fuentes-Rohwer, State’s Rights, Last Rites, and Voting Rights (2014) (forthcoming Nw. Univ. L. Rev.), available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2377475. Abstract:  There are two ways to read the Court’s decision in Shelby County, as a minimalist decision and as a decision … Continue reading

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The Constitutional Structure of Voting Rights Enforcement

Franita Tolson, The Constitutional Structure of Voting Rights Enforcement (2013) (forthcoming Washington Law Review), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2303155. Abstract:  Scholars and courts have hotly debated whether the preclearance regime of the Voting Rights Act is constitutional under the Reconstruction Amendments, but in answering this … Continue reading

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The First Amendment, Equal Protection, and Felon Disfranchisement: A New Viewpoint

Janai S. Nelson, The First Amendment, Equal Protection, and Felon Disfranchisement: A New Viewpoint, 65 Fla. L. Rev. 111 (2013). Abstract:  This Article engages the equality principles of the First Amendment and the Equal Protection Clause to reconsider the constitutionality of … 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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Fair Measure of the Right to Vote: A Comparative Perspective on Voting Rights Enforcement in a Maturing Democracy

Janai S. Nelson, Fair Measure of the Right to Vote: A Comparative Perspective on Voting Rights Enforcement in a Maturing Democracy, 18 Cardozo J. Int’l & Comp. L. 425 (2010). Abstract:  Fair measure of a constitutional norm requires that we consider … Continue reading

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Outsourcing Democracy: Redefining Public-Private Partnerships in Election Administration

Gilda R. Daniels, Outsourcing Democracy: Redefining Public-Private Partnerships in Election Administration, 88 Denv. U. L. Rev. 237 (2010). Abstract:  “We are left with a system in which almost every state still outsources its elections to what are actually private organizations.” Federal, … Continue reading

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