Practical Consequences and Missing Legislative History in Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corporation

This past week, the Supreme Court issued a decision in a seemingly straightforward case that involved some noteworthy statutory interpretation maneuvers (and omissions): Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corporation.  The State of Mississippi sued manufacturers of liquid crystal … Continue reading

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“Is ALEC’s Draft ‘Equal State’s Enfranchisement Act,’ Concerning U.S. Senate Elections, Constitutional?”

Vik Amar: “Yesterday the Federalism Working Group of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)—an influential and generally conservative policy-oriented institution that offers template legislation for state governments to consider adopting—was scheduled to meet to consider, among other things, a proposal … Continue reading

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