My Opeds and Commentaries, 2015-2016

Moving these off the sidebar as I spruce things up around here:

Donald’s Trumped Up Nevada Lawsuit Is a Fitting End to a Hateful Campaign, Slate, November 8, 2016

What an Election Expert Worries About on Election Day, Los Angeles Times, November 8, 2016

A supremely important choice: The court hangs in the balance, for Democrats, too, New York Daily News, November 7, 2016

Not Intimidated: A court has gotten the Trump campaign on the record promising not to intimidate voters on Election Day. That is huge, Slate, November 3, 2016

Trumped-Up Fears of ‘Rigged’ Elections–and How Responses Could Disenfranchise Voters, Wall Street Journal Washington Wire, October 18, 2016

Hurricane Matthew Could Have Devastating Consequences for the Election, Slate, October 6, 2016

Voting for Change: The Supreme Court’s Election Law Cases After Scalia, OC Lawyer, October 2016

Kids, Be Careful Who You Vote For, USA Today, Sept. 20, 2016

Even Trump and Clinton Need Big-Money Donors, USA Today, August 24, 2016

If You’re Worried About Rigged Elections, Look at Trump’s Tactics First, Los Angeles Times, August 16, 2016

Republicans Are Not Attacking Democracy, The Atlantic, August 8, 2016

What If Trump Drops Out?, Los Angeles Times, August 4, 2016

Turning the Tide on Voting Rights, New York Times, August 2, 2016

The Voting Rights Act May Get Some Teeth Back, Slate, July 21, 2016

The Real Reason Why Judges Should Keep Quiet About Elections, Slate, July 19, 2016 (with Dahlia Lithwick)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Slam of Trump Does the Nation No Favors, Reuters Opinion, July 13, 2016

Could Lack of Money Be Trump’s Downfall?, CNN Opinion, June 21, 2016

Campaign-Finance Law, the State of Nature, and the Nirvana Fallacy, Library of Law and Liberty, June 7, 2016

Will Democrats Try to Beat Trump by Discouraging Conservative Voters?, Talking Points Memo, May 23, 2016

Bob McDonnell Ruling Will Not Legalize Corruption, National Law Journal, May 12, 2016

The Supreme Court’s Next Big Fight Over Money in Politics, The Atlantic, May 7, 2016

Sanders Calls Clinton’s Fundraising ‘Obscene,’ But It is More Nuanced—Influence Isn’t Corruption, Los Angeles Times, April 25, 2016

Campaign Finance’s Creeping Deregulation, RegBlog, April 20, 2016

Is Trump Right About ‘Rigged” Election?, CNN Opinion, April 15, 2016

Corporations May Be Progressive, But That Still Doesn’t Make Them People, Reuters Opinion, April 6, 2016

Garland is No Sure Bet on Overturning Citizens United, Los Angeles Daily Journal, March 21, 2016

The Hard Power of ‘Soft’ Voter-ID Laws, The Atlantic, March 14, 2016

Appoint a Few More Scalias, Kiss Democracy Goodbye, Reuters Opinion, February 22, 2016

The Battle Over Replacing Justice Scalia is Just the Start of a War Over the Supreme Court, Washington Post, WonkBlog, February 15, 2016

How Scalia’s Death Could Shake Up Campaign Finance; It might be the opening reformers have been waiting for, Politico, February 14, 2016

Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS manages to make it even harder to find the dark money in U.S. politic, Los Angeles Times, February 11, 2016

Loosening money’s grip on elections: How to change the billionaire-dominated campaign finance landscape, 40 years after Buckley vs. Valeo, NY Daily News, January 30, 2016

Radically Revise Campaign Laws to Give People, Not Billionaires, a Voice, New York Times Room for Debate, January 26, 2016

Ted Cruz is Fit for Office, at Least Under the Constitution, National Law Journal, January 25 2016

Money Can’t Buy Jeb Bush the White House, But It Still Skews Politics, Washington Post, January 14, 2016

How to End American Plutocracy, NY Daily News, Jan. 12, 2016

Do We Need a Constitutional Convention on Campaign Finance?, LA Times, Jan. 5, 2016

Bush v. Gore in 2000: Partisans still in charge, Orlando Sentinel, Dec. 11, 2015

Justices will get no satisfaction with a new ‘one person, one vote’ rule, Los Angeles Times, Dec. 8, 2015

Justice Kennedy Heed Justice Kennedy: Money Buys Influence, National Law Journal, Oct. 30, 2015

When it comes to election law, red America and blue America are not at all alike, Los Angeles Times, Nov. 13, 2015

Why The Most Urgent Civil Rights Cause Of Our Time Is The Supreme Court Itself, Talking Points Memo, Sept. 28, 2015

Supreme Court Heads Back into the Political Thicket, Orange County Lawyer, Sept. 2015

Texas Two-Steps All Over Voting Rights; It says it can make voting as difficult as it wants to, and any law that says otherwise is unconstitutional, Slate, Sept. 2, 2015

Why the Selfie is a Threat to Democracy, Reuters Opinion, Aug. 18, 2015

The McCain-Feingold Law May Doom Itself, National Law Journal, Aug. 16, 2015

Congress Has the Power to Improve Elections, NY Times Room for Debate, Aug. 5, 2015

How to Save the Voting Rights Act, Slate, Aug. 4, 2015

The Voting Rights Act at a Crossroads, National Constitution Center Constitution Daily, Aug. 4, 2015

This is Why the Voting Rights Act is on Trial in North Carolina, Washington Post Monkey Cage Blog, Jul. 31, 2015

Ideology, Partisanship, and the New One Person, One Vote Case, SCOTUSBlog, Jul. 31, 2015

A Court of One: Anthony Kennedy, LA Times, Jun. 30, 2015

Is Hillary Clinton Dooming Real Election Reform?, Slate, Jun. 8, 2015

Only Voters Count? Conservatives ask the Supreme Court to restrict states’ rights and overturn precedent, Slate, May 26, 2015

From Supreme Court, a mixed blessing on campaign finance limits, L.A. Times, Apr. 30, 2015

Jeb the Destroyer: Jeb Bush is tearing down what little campaign finance law we have left, Slate, Apr. 22, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s Bad Campaign Finance Ideas; She’s right that money in politics is a problem. But suggesting a constitutional amendment is foolish, Slate, Apr. 16, 2015

Why ‘Selma is Now’, Moyers and Co., Mar. 5, 2015

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