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California Election Law

California Election Law

Providing legal resources and election news to California election officials and the attorneys who represent them. By Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai LLP.

http://www.calelectionlaw.com/
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Campaign Finance Blog

Campaign Finance Blog

Covers campaign finance, election, and political law. By William J. McGinley.

http://campaignfinanceblog.com/
  • Apr 3

    United States Supreme Court Strikes Down Aggregate Contribution Limits in McCutcheon v. FEC

    United States Supreme Court Strikes Down Aggregate Contribution Limits in McCutcheon v. FEC
    Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court struck down the aggregate contribution limits that apply to individuals on constitutional grounds in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission.    The opinion can be found here and the link…
  • Jun 25

    United States Supreme Court Issues Voting Rights Act Decision

    United States Supreme Court Issues Voting Rights Act Decision
    The United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Shelby County, Ala. v. Holder, holding that a key provision of the Voting Rights Act (“VRA”) is unconstitutional. Listed below are the key paragraphs explaining the…
  • Jun 21

    President Announces Two Nominations For FEC

    President Announces Two Nominations For FEC
    POLITICO reports that the President has nominated Ann Ravel, a Democrat who chairs the California Fair Political Practices Commission, and Lee Goodman, a Republican election lawyer, to the Federal Election Commission.
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Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
  • Oct 16

    “Menendez Trial Judge Rejects Motion to Dismiss the Case”

    “Menendez Trial Judge Rejects Motion to Dismiss the Case”
    NYT:  The federal corruption trial of Senator Robert Menendez resumed Monday after a judge rejected a motion by the defense to dismiss the case based on a major Supreme Court decision last year that overturned the…
  • Oct 16

    “Roy Moore’s Senate campaign blames Democrats for fake Twitter followers”

    “Roy Moore’s Senate campaign blames Democrats for fake Twitter followers”
    Weigel: Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for Senate in Alabama, gained then lost thousands of apparently fake Twitter followers in the space of a few hours — a situation that his campaign blamed on Democrats. “We highly doubt…
  • Oct 16

    “NC Senate votes to override election law veto”

    “NC Senate votes to override election law veto”
    WRAL: The state Senate voted Monday night to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a measure that would cancel all judicial primary elections in 2018. The House is expected to follow suit Tuesday, although that vote may be delayed. Senate…
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Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
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Equal Vote

Equal Vote

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By Michael E. Moritz College of Law Professor Dan Tokaji.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/blogs/tokaji/
  • Dec 18

    The Wrong Approach to Election Reform

    The Wrong Approach to Election Reform
    The Ohio legislature yesterday approved a bill (SB 380) that would eliminate the window for early registration and absentee voting, among other things.
  • Nov 7

    Reforming Registration

    Reforming Registration
    On Monday, I identified four problem areas to watch out for on Election Day: 1) lines at the polls, 2) voting equipment, 3) voter registration lists, and 4) provisional and absentee ballots. While machine breakdowns and polling place lines…
  • Nov 4

    What We Don't Know

    What We Don't Know
    We now know that Barack Obama will be the 44th President of the United States of America. In the enormity of this moment in American history, the gritty details of election administration, upon which my Moritz colleagues and I spend so much…
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Excess of Democracy

Excess of Democracy

This blog covers election law issues and issues related to legal education. By Professor Derek T. Muller.

http://excessofdemocracy.com
  • Oct 11

    In Memoriam: Judge Beverly Reid O'Connell

    In Memoriam: Judge Beverly Reid O'Connell
    In 2013, Professor Amy Levin and I launched a judicial clerkship committee at Pepperdine Law. We wanted to help maximize clerkship opportunities students. That same year, Pepperdine saw its first alumna appointed to the federal judiciary:…
  • Oct 5

    Partisan gerrymandering: never trust John Kasich with any power or responsibility

    Partisan gerrymandering: never trust John Kasich with any power or responsibility
    This is the fourth in a series about Gill v. Whitford, the partisan gerrymandering case the Supreme Court is hearing this week. The first is here. The second is here. The third is here.Among the many amicus briefs filed in behalf of the…
  • Oct 3

    Quick thoughts from today's oral argument in Gill v. Whitford

    Quick thoughts from today's oral argument in Gill v. Whitford
    Here are a few quick running thoughts from today's oral argument in Gill v. Whitford. This post will be updated. The transcript PDF is here.Standing? A question mostly ignored in the run-up to argument was the question of standing, because…
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Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Oct 4

    Avoid an Equifax-like breach? Help us understand how system administrators patch machine

    Avoid an Equifax-like breach? Help us understand how system administrators patch machine
    The recent Equifax breach that leaked around 140 million Americans’ personal information was boiled down to a system patch that was never applied, even after the company was alerted to the vulnerability in March 2017. Our work studying…
  • Sep 28

    I never signed up for this! Privacy implications of email tracking

    I never signed up for this! Privacy implications of email tracking
    In this post I discuss a new paper that will appear at PETS 2018, authored by myself, Jeffrey Han, and Arvind Narayanan. What happens when you open an email and allow it to display embedded images and pixels? You may expect the sender to…
  • Sep 19

    Breaking your bubble

    Breaking your bubble
    This is the first part of a two-part series about a class project on online filter bubbles. In this post, we talk about our pedagogical approach and how we carried out the project. To read more about the results of the project, go to Part…
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Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Oct 13

    NYCU Video Digest – October 13, 2017

    NYCU Video Digest – October 13, 2017
    Becky is back! Keeping you up to date on a busy week in government and ethics news from around the Continued on Next Page
  • Oct 12

    News You Can Use Digest – October 13, 2017

    News You Can Use Digest – October 13, 2017
          National: How Russia Harvested American Rage to Reshape U.S. Politics New York Times – Nicholas Confessore and Continued on Next Page
  • Oct 12

    San Francisco Looks to Limit Behested Payment

    San Francisco Looks to Limit Behested Payment
    The San Francisco Ethics Commission has proposed to place strict limits on behested payments. A behested payment is when a Continued on Next Page
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