14 Sep 2020, 7:46 am
The Democracy Canon The “democracy canon” is a term coined in a 2009 law review article by UC Irvine election law scholar, Richard Hasen, to describe the principle that courts should liberally interpret election statutes in favor of enfranchising more voters and maximizing voter choice — particularly when legislative language that limits the right to vote is ambiguous or unclear. [read post]
15 Sep 2009, 6:00 am
Richard Hasen keeps the Citizens United conversation going at Slate, commenting on the impact of the Court's growing trend towards "broad, constitutional holdings" in "How Liberals Can Win By Losing at the Roberts Court. [read post]
"It is not a coincidence... that judges appointed by Republican and Democratic presidents have divided along party lines in these cases."
24 Jul 2014, 8:04 am
"Writes lawprof Richard L. [read post]
4 May 2012, 8:06 am
Richard L. [read post]
"I had never heard of such limits. Somebody... showed me a chart on the federal rules of campaign giving that was so complicated..."
3 Apr 2014, 8:08 am
But if I give that same legal amount to an 18th candidate, it constitutes a violation that somehow corrupts the system.Lawprof Richard L. [read post]
"Why Democrats Should Not Call the Georgia Governor’s Race 'Stolen'/There are three important reasons to cool this rhetoric..."
19 Nov 2018, 4:38 am
"... despite Brian Kemp’s odious voter suppression efforts," cautions lawprof Richard Hasen (at Slate). [read post]
3 Mar 2012, 9:46 pm
Voters are concerned about everything from foreign policy to healthcare and gay marriage—but as Richard L. [read post]
10 Sep 2012, 8:45 am
The following contribution to our VRA symposium comes from Richard L. [read post]
20 Apr 2016, 2:46 pm
[Law and More] * Professor Rick Hasen's analysis of the Supreme Court's decision in the Arizona redistricting case. [read post]
2 Oct 2014, 7:35 am
" Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that "Supreme Court delays action on same-sex marriage. [read post]
15 Apr 2019, 6:00 am
Richard L. [read post]
"Supreme Court to Consider How to Calculate Size of Voting Districts; Justices to consider whether eligible voters, not total population, should define districts"
27 May 2015, 7:42 am
" And in commentary, online at Slate law professor Richard L. [read post]
9 Dec 2015, 5:44 am
" And online at The Los Angeles Times, law professor Richard L. [read post]
9 Oct 2014, 7:22 pm
" Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that "Supreme Court blocks Wisconsin's voter ID law. [read post]
"It is easy to read the Supreme Court’s 5-to-4 decision in Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama and Alabama Democratic Conference v. Alabama as a mostly inconsequential case..."
25 Mar 2015, 11:02 am
"... giving a small, and perhaps only temporary, victory for minority voters in a dispute over the redrawing of Alabama’s legislative districts after the 2010 census," writes Richard Hasen at SCOTUSblog.Indeed, although the Supreme Court sent this “racial gerrymandering” case back for a wide and broad rehearing before a three-judge court, Alabama will be free to junk its plan and start over with one that may achieve the same political ends and keep it… [read post]
"There is no question some ballots will be mailed to people who have died, or moved or are no longer eligible to vote."
27 Sep 2020, 3:57 am
Hasen (L.A. [read post]
16 Dec 2017, 3:30 am
And Hasen had more! [read post]
10 Jan 2007, 6:48 am
A resolution introduced Monday by Senate President Richard J. [read post]
23 Mar 2007, 2:05 pm
.: At the Election Law Blog, Rick Hasen links to additional amicus briefs in the Wisconsin Right to Life case here. [read post]
8 Aug 2012, 7:48 am
Lawyer2Lawyer co-host and attorney, Craig Williams, joins Professor Richard L. [read post]