Ahead of oral argument in Moore v. Harper December 7, commentary and roundup is coming in from everywhere. A few pieces:
In the New York Times
, Michael Wines has a piece, “Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Far-Reaching Elections… Continue reading
This Friday, December 9 at noon (ET), Election Law at Ohio State is hosting a roundtable of election law experts, as we have previously. This time is to reflect on the 2022 midterms and consider key issues confronting our election… Continue reading
An oral argument recap at the Courthouse News Service
. You can listen to the audio of the argument in Gill v. Linnabary here
. The panel included Judges St. Eve, Scudder, and Brennan.
Recent pieces by John Tures at The Conversation
and Kerwin Swint at RealClearPolitics
each point out that Georgia’s expensive run-off election could be avoided if the state adopted ranked choice voting (or, maybe more appropriately for a run-off election, instant… Continue reading
from John Fortier and Norm Ornstein at AEI. From the “key points”:
The Continuity of Government Commission makes recommendations to ensure the continuity of the presidency after a catastrophic event.
The core recommendation is that Congress amend the… Continue reading
I just posted this book chapter
on partisan gerrymandering, which will be part of the Oxford Handbook of American Election Law (coming out next year). Thanks to Gene Mazo for assembling and editing the volume and organizing terrific workshops for… Continue reading
Tierney Sneed at CNN
The efforts to discipline attorneys who aided former President Donald Trump’s legal gambits to undermine the 2020 election take a major step forward Monday with the start of key disciplinary proceedings in Washington, DC, that… Continue reading
Caitlin Byrd at the Post and Courier
And in other news on the DNC calendar shuffle, Brianne Pfannenstiel at the Des Moines Register has this piece, “Democrats’ new presidential calendar may invite chaos. Iowa, New Hampshire vow to
… Continue reading
The New York Times
Lachlan Murdoch, the chief executive of the Fox Corporation, is expected to be deposed on Monday as part of a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News for amplifying bogus claims that rigged machines from… Continue reading
Interesting piece in the Orange County Register
on one potential effect of the California Voting Rights Act:
More than three weeks after the election, most contests on Orange County voters’ ballots have long since been settled – but until the… Continue reading
In my testimony
to the House outlining different potential versions of an ISLT the Court might adopt, I mentioned a remedial version of such a doctrine. Without endorsing it, I want to explain further what this version would mean.
This… Continue reading
Pew Research Center:
Voters are generally confident ballots were counted accurately in this year’s election, yet they express greater confidence in in-person ballots being counted accurately than they do in counts for absentee or mail-in ballots. Republican voters are more… Continue reading
With the argument coming up next week in Moore v. Harper, I’ve thought more deeply about some of the less obvious legal issues underlying the case. I plan to do a few posts on these issues.
At least several Justices… Continue reading