“In new guidance, CDC recommends alternatives in addition to in-person voting to avoid spreading coronavirus”

WaPo: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that voters consider alternatives to casting their ballots in person during upcoming elections, as states expand absentee and early voting options for November amid fears of spreading the coronavirus.The guidance was issued with … Continue reading

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Analysis: Supreme Court Saves the Country from Potential Chaos by Ruling (Unanimously) That States May Replace or Punish “Faithless Electors”

The Court’s decision in Chiafalo (the Washington election case) is at this link. The per curiam opinion in Baca (the Colorado case), with Justice Sotomayor recused, is at this link. The decision is a great relief because a contrary decision, … Continue reading

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Georgetown Law Journal Publishes 19th Amendment Special Edition; Proud to Be Part of It

Table of Contents: Nineteenth Amendment Edition Letter from the Editor-in-Chief Letter from the Editor-in-ChiefGrace Paras Foreword ForewordHon. M. Margaret McKeown Transcript Excerpted Transcript of “Searching for Equality: The Nineteenth Amendment and Beyond”A conversation between United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth … Continue reading

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“Voting rules changed quickly for the primaries. But the battle over how Americans will cast ballots in the fall is just heating up.”

Extensive WaPo report: When the novel coronavirus pandemic collided with this year’s primaries, states across the country raced to temporarily adjust voting procedures to make it safer for people to cast their ballots.But efforts to set rules for the general election are … Continue reading

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Greg Sargent: “Why Facebook probably won’t police Trump’s lies about voting”

Important piece: Under pressure to combat the disinformation that politicians — most notably the president of the United States — are spreading on its platforms, Facebook recently announced a new effort to combat lies geared in particular toward misleading Americans about voting.Disinformation … Continue reading

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