“When ‘Legislature’ May Mean More than ‘Legislature': Initiated Electoral College Reform and the Ghost of Bush v. Gore”

I wrote this piece in 2008 for the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly. After the AZ case, I can say that I now think it is very likely that initiated electoral college reform would satisfy the Legislature requirement of Article II. Here’s the abstract: … Continue reading

Share

“Mindlessly Literal Reading Loses Again; This Supreme Court decision is a dig at Bush v. Gore.”

Here’s my piece at Slate on today’s AZ redistricting ruling from the Supreme Court.  It begins: The Supreme Court ended its term Monday with another major rejection of conservative attempts to use wooden, textualist arguments to upset sensible policies. The … Continue reading

Share

“Short Film About Victim of Texas Voter ID Law Shows Why We Need to Pass The Voting Rights Advancement Act Being Introduced Today”

Release: Today, as Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) introduce the Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA) on the eve of the second anniversary of Shelby County v. Holder, the Campaign Legal Center is releasing a short film … Continue reading

Share