This is a new draft article
forthcoming in the Stanford Law and Policy Review. Important analysis of the certification process. Here’s part of the abstract:
The 2022 election cycle previewed one such attack with alarming frequency: rogue officials in several… Continue reading
Kenneth Chesebro, one of former president Donald Trump’s co-defendants in the Georgia election-interference case, plans to meet with investigators in Arizona and Nevada, where similar probes are underway, according to three individuals with knowledge of the arrangements.
Top officials at the Republican National Committee will consider a proposal next week to allow candidates to participate in presidential debates that have not been approved by the national party, a potential shift in the nominating process rules… Continue reading
From the WSJ:
TikTok won a reprieve in Montana after a judge ruled a state law banning the app can’t go into effect in January, saying it “likely violates the First Amendment.”
A federal judge on Thursday granted a preliminary… Continue reading
Meta announced on Thursday that it had removed thousands of Facebook accounts based in China that were impersonating Americans debating political issues in the United States. The company warned that the campaign presaged coordinated international efforts to… Continue reading
Could this dispute
make it all the way to the Supreme Court? Yes, yes it could.
is a chilling, and sober and not hyperbolic, analysis:
It is hard to fault those who have taken Trump to court. He certainly committed at least one of the crimes he is charged with; we don’t need a trial… Continue reading
in the decline of SOS LaRose:
Secretary of State Frank LaRose offered an unusually blunt assessment while defending the ballot language he helped write for state Issue 1, the abortion-rights ballot measure that voters approved earlier this month,… Continue reading
This was a great discussion of Ann Southworth’s must-read new book, Big Money Unleashed
. I was honored to be part of the discussion. Watch
I’m honored to have been invited to deliver this lecture in the spring. The day before the lecture, there will be panel discussions on election integrity, election litigation, and gerrymandering.
Some of the previous Dunwody lecturers include Justice Ruth Bader… Continue reading
Troubling developments, from Washington Post
, in response to lower-court decision and other factors:
The U.S. federal government has stopped warning some social networks about foreign disinformation campaigns on their platforms, reversing a years-long approach to preventing Russia and other… Continue reading
from Cato’s Walter Olson of an emerging set of issues:
involves two different information formats often confused with each other that should be kept straight. Cast vote records are electronic summaries of individual ballots and the choices… Continue reading
— the bipartisan group plotting a third-party presidential bid — is pulling the plug on its Dallas convention next spring and will instead conduct its “selection process virtually,” Axios has learned.
Why it matters: The group… Continue reading
From ABC News:
One of former president Donald Trump’s current attorneys told special counsel Jack Smith’s team that, within days of the Justice Department issuing a subpoena last year for all classified documents
at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, she “very clearly”… Continue reading