Now Available: 2014 Supplement to Lowenstein, Hasen, & Tokaji: Election Law Cases and Materials

[UPDATE: The 2014 Supplement is now available for purchase at Amazon. Professors who adopt the Lowenstein/Hasen/Tokaji casebook for their course can receive a complimentary copy of the  supplement for themselves and their students by emailing their request to crutan (at) cap-press (dot) com.]

The 2014 Supplement to the 5th edition of Election Law–Cases and Materials  is up-to-date through the end of the Supreme Court’s October 2013 term. It includes an edited version of of the Supreme Court’s new campaign finance case, McCutcheon v. FEC, an edited version of Shelby County v. Holder, and an edited version of the lower court decision in the Alabama redistricting cases which the Supreme Court will hear in the October 2014 term.

The supplement also considers developments in Voting Rights Act litigation after the Supreme Court’s Shelby County case as well as cover litigation over citizenship and other state registration and voting requirements under the Elections Clause following the Supreme Court’s opinion last term in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council.  It also covers the new Susan B. Anthony false campaign speech case.

You will find information about the Supplement and casebook on the Election Law casebook page at Carolina Academic Press.  Here is a description of the Fifth Edition, which was published in 2012:

The first edition of Election Law was the first modern casebook on the subject of election law. Now in its fifth edition, the leading election law casebook covers the right to vote and voter turnout, legislative districting, the Voting Rights Act, racial gerrymandering cause of action, ballot propositions, constitutional rights and obligations of political parties, bribery, regulation of campaign speech, campaign finance, and election administration.

The streamlined and student-friendly fifth edition of Election Law fully covers developments in election law in the 2012 election season including: extensive coverage of Citizens United, super PACs, and other campaign finance developments; emerging issues in voting rights and redistricting, including coverage of the Texas redistricting and voter identification cases; and new coverage of issues in judicial elections. It will continue to include perspectives from law and political science, and is appropriate in both law and political science courses. The extensive campaign finance coverage makes the book appropriate for a campaign finance seminar as well.

[This post has been updated]


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