“Presidential Election Will Shape Supreme Court, and National Policies, for Years to Come”

Jess Bravin for the WSJ: A single Democratic appointment to the Supreme Court could doom the 2010 Citizens United decision, which struck down restrictions on corporate and union political spending. That ruling and other opinions invalidating campaign finance laws came … Continue reading

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“The Real Reason Why Judges Should Keep Quiet About Elections; The restrictions remind judges to aspire to be apolitical.”

Dahlia Lithwick and I have written this piece for Slate. It begins: Late last week, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tried to put the controversy over her recent criticisms of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump behind her, issuing a … Continue reading

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“Common Cause Announces Winners of National Contest to End Gerrymandering”

Release: Three academics with fresh ideas to identify and analyze how politicians draw legislative boundaries for political advantage have been declared the winners of Common Cause’s second annual Gerrymander Standard Writing Competition. 1st Place: Wendy Tam Cho and Yan Y. Liu of the University of Illinois … Continue reading

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