“Election Law’s Path in the Roberts Court’s First Decade: A Sharp Right Turn But with Speed Bumps and Surprising Twists”

I have posted this draft on SSRN.  It is still an early draft. Comments welcome! Here is the abstract: The first decade of election law cases at the Supreme Court under the leadership of Chief Justice Roberts brought election law … Continue reading

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“Symposium: Evenwel v. Abbott and the Constitution’s big data problem”

Nate Persily’s contribution to SCOTUSBlog’s Evenwel v. Abbott symposium: These points concerning the inaccuracy and variability of the potential alternative data sources for redistricting will likely receive less attention in Evenwel than familiar constitutional arguments concerning the proper interpretation of … Continue reading

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“When Not All Votes Were Equal The U.S. Supreme Court reconsiders how legislative districts are drawn—and risks sending the country back to a time before ‘one person, one vote.'”

J. Douglas Smith, author of On Democracy’s Doorstep: The Inside Story of How the Supreme Court Brought ‘One Person, One Vote’ to the United States,  has written this piece on Evenwel in the Altantic.  He concludes: Until the Supreme Court sits for oral … Continue reading

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