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13 Mar 2012, 6:11 pm by Ilya Somin
(Ilya Somin) Yale Law Professor Heather Gerken, a prominent federalism scholar, has an interesting article in Democracy urging her fellow liberals to take a more favorable view of federalism: Progressives are deeply skeptical of federalism, and with good reason. [read post]
1 Mar 2012, 4:28 pm by Rick Hasen
.”—Heather Gerken, author of The Democracy Index:  Why Our Election System is Failing and How to Fix It “One of the most disturbing recent US political developments is the rapid growth of election administration litigation. [read post]
14 Feb 2012, 11:04 am by Tom Goldstein
A favorite topic of mine has always been potential nominations to the Court, both as to who might be picked and whether the nomination will or won’t succeed. [read post]
4 Dec 2011, 9:13 am by Rick Hasen
Last week I linked to a post on the “State of Elections” blog in which William and Mary law students tried to put a piece of Heather Gerken’s “Democracy Index“  proposal into action by ranking state election websites. [read post]
21 Oct 2011, 10:41 am by John Steele
             Closing RemarksCONFIRMED SPEAKERS"The Role of the Judge in Redistricting" PanelProfessor Heather Gerken, ModeratorThe Honorable Patrick HigginbothamThe Honorable Myron ThompsonProfessor Nathaniel PersilyProfessor Jamin Raskin"The Selection of Judges: Appointment vs. [read post]
3 Aug 2011, 7:57 am by Dan Tokaji
  To borrow Heather Gerken‘s phrase, this may be a way of harnessing politics to fix politics. [read post]
29 Jun 2011, 2:43 pm by Rick Hasen
  I offer thoughts in this package on the Arizona Free Enterprise case, and election law scholar Heather Gerken reflects on Justice Kagan’s first term. [read post]
28 Jun 2011, 8:46 am by Nabiha Syed
” Rick Hasen discusses the decision at his Election Law Blog, while at Balkinization, Heather Gerken contends that, with respect to the state of campaign finance doctrine, “what we are witnessing is a doctrinal death match between two incompatible world views. [read post]
27 Jun 2011, 11:26 am by Sandy Levinson
Apropos of Heather Gerken's prior posting, which I think is spot on, I offer two further observations: The Roberts-Kagan exchange, though sharp, doesn't begin to compare in venom to that between Roberts and Breyer in Parents Iinvolved. [read post]
1 Apr 2011, 12:19 pm by Randy Barnett
(Randy Barnett) In addition to the new article by Jim Lindgren blogged about below, Larry Solum has the scoop today on new articles by Michael Dorf (Cornell) on A Theory of the Constitution, Mark Tushnet (Harvard Law School) on Taking the Law Away from the Courts, Benjamin Wittes (Brookings Institution) on Defamation and Treason in the Early Republic, Heather Gerken (Yale University — Law School) on Concurring by Nondecision, and Richard Posner (United States Court of Appeal… [read post]
1 Apr 2011, 9:04 am by Lawrence Solum
Heather Gerken (Yale University - Law School) has posted Concurring by Nondecision on SSRN. [read post]
27 Mar 2011, 3:55 pm by Rick Hills
I'm looking for an index analogous to Heather Gerken's "Democracy Index" -- a sort of "corruption control index" -- that Main Justice could use in evaluating whether U.S. [read post]
17 Feb 2011, 4:30 am by Heather Gerken
Heather Gerken For election law and statutory interpretation junkies, there’s a nifty student note in the Yale Law and Policy Review by Zachary Hudson on how to construe the products of direct democracy. [read post]
11 Feb 2011, 6:02 am by Rick.Hasen@lls.edu
The book is edited by Guy Charles, Heather Gerken, and Michael Kang, and they... [read post]
10 Feb 2011, 11:09 am by Rick.Hasen@lls.edu
The following is Part 2 of a two-part guest blog post by Heather Gerken. [read post]
9 Feb 2011, 10:02 am by Rick.Hasen@lls.edu
The following is Part 1 of a two-part guest blog post by Yale's Heather Gerken. [read post]
2 Feb 2011, 5:30 am by Lawrence Solum
Jeffers Courtroom (3.140) Authors: Sujit Choudhry, Federalism, Secession and Devolution: From classical to Post-Conflict Heather Gerken, The Supreme Court 2009 Term - Forward: Federalism All the Way Down Discussants: Dan Halberstam, Vicki Jackson (Choudhry), Dan Rodriguez (Gerken) Moderator: Zack Elkins Saturday, February 12, 2011 9:15—10:30 a.m. [read post]