Breaking: Federal District Court, in Sweeping Opinion, Holds That Texas Must Allow Voters Who Wish to Vote by Mail to Do So In Light of COVID, But The Opinion is Vulnerable to Reversal by 5th Circuit

In a sweeping opinion complete with lofty language and an odd choice of using Appendices, a federal district court has held that it would be unconstitutional to bar Texas voters who lack immunity from COVID-19 and wish to vote by … Continue reading

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My New Draft Article: “Three Pathologies of American Voting Rights Illuminated by the COVID-19 Pandemic, and How to Treat and Cure Them”

I have posted this draft on SSRN, which is a work in progress aimed at a moving target. Comments welcome. Here is the abstract: The COVID-19 global pandemic, which already has claimed approximately 90,000 lives in the United States as … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Speaking at Attorney Generals Alliance May 28 Virtual Event: “COVID-19 Impacts on Election Law & Policy”

Looking forward to this: Join the DiscussionThursday, May 282pm – 3:30pm ETPHIL WEISERCOLORADOATTORNEY GENERALLAWRENCE WASDENIDAHOATTORNEY GENERALCOVID-19 may fundamentally alter the way Americans vote. The Supreme Court’s decision in the Wisconsin primary is anticipated to spur future litigation. Petition gatherers are … Continue reading

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“The Cybersecurity 202: Coronavirus has upended election security training with just months before November”

WaPo: Russian hackers could target election officials working from home. Adversaries could spread rumors about coronavirus outbreaks at polling sites to deter people from showing up on Election Day. Or they could launch disinformation campaigns claiming elections have been delayed … Continue reading

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California: “Democrats Say Black Voters Are Being Disenfranchised In The Special Election To Replace Katie Hill In Congress”

LAist: However, no vote centers are planned for Lancaster, a high desert city which boasts one of the most racially diverse populations in the district, including a large African American community. According to the 2018 Census American Community Survey, black residents … Continue reading

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