for USA Today:
Three men involved in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol are asking the Supreme Court to wipe out part of their indictment − and the possibility of an extra 20 years in prison… Continue reading
from the Brennan Center:
Ultimately, any system of rules is only as good as the body that enforces them. Most Americans
want strong campaign finance rules, which require an FEC committed to enforcing duly enacted laws in a… Continue reading
One of the former Wisconsin Supreme Court justices tapped to investigate impeaching
newly elected Justice Janet Protasiewicz for taking Democratic Party money accepted donations from the state Republican Party when he was on the court.
The former justice, Republican… Continue reading
Newly unsealed court records indicate special counsel Jack Smith’s
team warned that former President Trump could “precipitate violence” unless the court shielded its efforts to obtain information on his Twitter account.
The records show Smith’s office obtained a… Continue reading
The Biden administration on Thursday afternoon asked the Supreme Court to temporarily block
a lower court’s order that would limit its ability to communicate with social media companies over content moderation policies. U.S. Solicitor General Elizabeth… Continue reading
In a decision
that landed days before the 2022 midterms, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
ordered elections officials not to count any mail ballots on which a voter had forgotten to include a date or scribbled an incorrect one, even… Continue reading
at the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance.
They started searching for her in late January.
“Where’s CELIA NABOR?”
one member of the angry online mob wrote. “Find her,” another wrote. Track
her phone, credit cards, social security number
, and social media, others… Continue reading
Fueled by lingering outrage over the 2020 election within the Wisconsin GOP, Senate Republicans voted Thursday to fire the state’s top election official — a move that catapulted Wisconsin’s election agency into a legal battle over who oversees… Continue reading
Is it up to secretaries of state to determine whether Donald Trump
can ever serve in elective office again?
That seems to be the nearly universal view of those who say the former president is disqualified… Continue reading
In light of some current disputes, here’s a flashback from 2011, with excerpts from three news stories out of Arizona:
The following is a guest post from Ming-Sung Kuo
, part of the Politics as Markets at 25 symposium.
A View from an Outsider
When Politics As Markets (PAM)
was published in 1998, I was a law clerk with the… Continue reading
“If Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema follow the Utahn out the door, they’ll leave a void in a chamber that’s handed Joe Biden remarkable bipartisan deals.”