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12 Dec 2017, 4:19 am by Edith Roberts
In an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times, Richard Hasen suggests that “[d]eciding Gill and Benisek together would allow the court, in announcing a new partisan-gerrymandering rule, to say that sometimes the rule favors one party and sometimes it favors the other. [read post]
5 Jan 2022, 11:20 am by Ilya Somin
Foley, Pildes, McConnell, and Bradley rarely agree on much of anything. [read post]
27 May 2010, 10:00 am by Lucas A. Ferrara, Esq.
  Also reportedly set to appear as witnesses are two constitutional law professors: Christina Duffy Burnett of Columbia University and Richard Pildes of New York University. [read post]
4 Apr 2015, 1:13 pm by Sandy Levinson
  Like Rick Pildes (himself borrowing from earlier political scientists), Aldrich also emphasizes the collapse of the schizoid Democratic Party following the Voting Rights Act of 1965, when the “big tent” of Northern liberals and Southern white racists disappeared, with many of the latter, of course, migrating to the Republican Party in the aftermath of Barry Goldwater’s vote against the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and, more importantly, Richard… [read post]
17 May 2018, 4:26 am by Edith Roberts
At the Election Law Blog, Richard Pildes maintains that the partisan-gerrymanding cases currently before the court exhibit “much starker, more extreme records of partisan intent than in the two major prior cases from past decades,” and he “wonders whether a majority of the Court will find it so easy to permit all this to continue without any judicial constraint. [read post]
26 Apr 2018, 4:29 am by Edith Roberts
” At the Election Law Blog, Richard Pildes imagines a scenario in which “Justice Kennedy could still be line to write the  lead opinion in Gill [v. [read post]
23 Feb 2021, 10:58 am by Josh Blackman
By some accounts, he mischaracterized Professor Richard Pildes's article. [read post]
16 Feb 2011, 10:37 pm by Mary L. Dudziak
  For example, in a 2005 essay, Samuel Issacharoff and Richard H. [read post]
1 Apr 2019, 3:54 am by Edith Roberts
” At the Election Law Blog, Richard Pildes notes that “several Justices raised questions about whether partisan-gerrymandering challenges implicitly appeal in one way or another to a baseline of proportional representation (PR),” but he points out that “political scientists have long understood that a system of single-member districting, such as we use for Congress, should not be expected to produce PR. [read post]
26 Jul 2012, 7:21 am by Rachel Sachs
Richard Pildes, writing at Election Law Blog, calls upon the Court to clarify the “boundary between legitimate [campaign] contributions and criminal bribes.” The Court’s 2010 decision in Citizens United v. [read post]
8 Aug 2017, 5:30 am by Michel Paradis
I am less sanguine than Pildes or Lederman that the constitutionality of removal protection is clear-cut. [read post]
13 Jan 2015, 4:47 am by Gustavo Arballo
But they do not depend on an understanding of what interpretation necessarily requires.How Behavioral Economics Trims Its Sails and Why (Ryan Bubb & Richard H. [read post]
12 Nov 2014, 2:05 pm by Richard Hasen
” Professor Richard Pildes, one of the attorneys arguing for the plaintiffs, pushed back effectively on the notion that the attorney general would have required the state to maintain the same percentage of majority-minority districts in order to get Justice Department approval for a redistricting plan. [read post]
27 Apr 2018, 4:26 am by Edith Roberts
” In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Richard Pildes explains why partisan gerrymandering, a practice challenged in two pending Supreme Court cases, “today is far more extreme and pervasive than in the past. [read post]
22 May 2018, 4:31 am by Edith Roberts
” At the Election Law Blog, Richard Pildes observes that after yesterday’s October-sitting opinion from Justice Neil Gorsuch, “it is most likely that Chief Justice Roberts is writing the opinion for the Court in [partisan-gerrymandering case Gill v. [read post]
26 Mar 2018, 4:31 am by Edith Roberts
” Also at the Election Law Blog, Richard Pildes suggests that “it’s  helpful to figure out whether the First Amendment challenge treats partisan gerrymandering more like racial gerrymandering or like racial vote dilution,” because “[d]oing so clarifies what the key elements of proof ought to be, what the nature of the asserted constitutional harm is, and what the consequences are likely to be from adopting one way or the other of understanding a… [read post]
6 Dec 2008, 1:15 pm
  Legal Structures of Democracy ,   Richard Pildes   20. [read post]