The Presidential Commission on Election Administration — A New Model for Reform

I was lucky enough to be at the excellent APSA panel Rick Hasen organized on the President’s Commission on Election Administration (and unlucky enough to be staying at the fire-plagued Marriot). I though I’d say a few words about the … Continue reading

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“Navigating Election and Political Law: Leading Lawyers on Understanding Campaign Finance, Speech, Voting Rights, and the Laws that Govern (Inside the Minds)”

Looks like an interesting new book for election law practitioners with some top notch contributors: Navigating Election and Political Law provides an authoritative, insider’s perspective on the dynamics of the federal and state laws governing political contributions and spending, and how these laws … Continue reading

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CA Supreme Court Removes Anti-Citizens United Advisory Opinion from Ballot, Leaving Option of It Appearing on a Future Election Ballot

Via At the Lectern comes news of this order.  The concurring opinion of Justice Goodwin Liu is quite interesting.  I have placed both Justice Liu’s concurring opinion and Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye’s interesting response below the fold.  Justice Liu talks about … Continue reading

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