“The conservative gladiator from Kansas behind restrictive voting laws”

Important Sari Horwitz WaPo piece on Kobach: Kobach, 50, first entered the national spotlight several years ago when he advised Mitt Romney on the idea of “self-deportation” for illegal immigrants during the 2012 presidential campaign. A former chairman of the … Continue reading

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“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 a revised version of this paper (forthcoming, Stanford Law Review) to take into account the death of Justice Scalia.  Here is the revised abstract: This Essay describes the path of election law jurisprudence in the Roberts Court and … Continue reading

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“Grassley Presses for Answers on Obama Administration Impeding Independent Voting Agency”

Release: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is asking questions about the Justice Department’s refusal to defend the actions of the Election Assistance Commission, an independent federal agency without litigation authority, despite the law requiring the department to represent the … Continue reading

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