Rick’s Academic Articles

Nonprofit Law as a Tool to Kill What Remains of Campaign Finance Law: Reluctant Lessons from Ellen Aprill, 46 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review (forthcoming 2023) (festschrift symposium honoring Ellen Aprill), draft available, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4353037

Election Reform: Past, Present, and Future in Oxford Handbook of American Election Law (Eugene Mazo, ed., forthcoming 2023), draft available: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4218256

Identifying and Minimizing the Risk of Election Subversion and Stolen Elections in the Contemporary United States, 135 Harvard Law Review Forum 265 (2022)

Research Note: Record Election Litigation Rates in the 2020 Election: An Aberration or a Sign of Things to Come?, Election Law Journal, https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/epdf/10.1089/elj.2021.0050 (2022)

Optimism and Despair About a 2020 “Election Meltdown” and Beyond, 100 Boston University Law Review Online 298 (2020) (part of symposium on my book, Election Meltdown)

Three Pathologies of American Voting Rights Illuminated by the COVID-19 Pandemic, and How to Treat and Cure ThemElection Law Journal (2020)

Thin and Thick Conceptions of the Nineteenth Amendment and Congress’s Power to Enforce It, 108 Georgetown Law Journal 27 (19th Amendment edition 2020) (co-authored with Leah Litman for symposium on 100th anniversary of ratification of 19th Amendment)

Direct Democracy Denied: The Right to Initiative in a PandemicUniversity of Chicago Law Review Online (2020)

The Supreme Court’s Pro-Partisanship Turn, 109 Georgetown Law Journal Online 50 (2020)

Deep Fakes, Bots, and Siloed Justices: American Election Law in a Post-Truth World, 64 St. Louis University Law Review 535 (2020) (keynote address for symposium)

QV or Not QV? That is the Question; Some Skepticism About Radical Egalitarian Voting Markets, 87 University of Chicago Law Review 67 (2019)

Polarization and the Judiciary, 22 Annual Review of Political Science 261 (2019)

’Civil Right No. 1:’ Dr. King’s Unfinished Voting Rights Revolution”, 49 University of Memphis Law Review 137 (2018)

Cheap Speech and What It Has Done (to American Democracy), 16 First Amendment Law Review 200 (2018)

The 2016 U.S. Voting Wars: From Bad to Worse, 26 William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal 529 (2018)

Essay: Race or Party, Race as Party, or Party All the Time: Three Uneasy Approaches to Conjoined Polarization in Redistricting and Voting Cases, 59 William and Mary Law Review 1837 (2018)

Resurrection: Cooper v. Harris and the Transformation of Racial Gerrymandering into a Voting Rights Tool, 1 ACS Supreme Court Review 105 (2017)

After Scalia: The Future of United States Election Law, 17America-Ho 1 (in Japanese, Koji Higashikawa trans, 2017)

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