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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]
16 Feb 2011, 10:37 pm by Mary L. Dudziak
  For example, in a 2005 essay, Samuel Issacharoff and Richard H. [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]
23 Feb 2021, 10:58 am by Josh Blackman
By some accounts, he mischaracterized Professor Richard Pildes's article. [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]
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]
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]
23 May 2017, 3:15 am by Edith Roberts
” Ruthann Robson analyzes the opinion at the Constitutional Law Prof Blog, and at the Election Law Blog, Richard Pildes and Justin Levitt do the same here and here, respectively. [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]
6 Dec 2008, 1:15 pm
  Legal Structures of Democracy ,   Richard Pildes   20. [read post]
7 Jun 2019, 6:11 am by Bob Bauer
First-rate scholars have argued a range of failures, including Richard Pildes’s contention that Mueller abdicated a “core responsibility” in declining to reach a judgment on obstruction of justice and Jack Goldsmith’s argument that the Mueller report misapplied the law governing a president’s exposure to liability for obstruction.. [read post]
19 Sep 2022, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
This post was prepared for a roundtable on Comparative Constitutional Design, convened as part of LevinsonFest 2022—a year-long series gathering scholars from diverse disciplines and viewpoints to reflect on Sandy Levinson’s influential work in constitutional law. [read post]
22 May 2018, 7:57 am by Anthony Gaughan
Richard Pildes explained on Election Law Blog yesterday, it’s possible that Kennedy has only joined the conservatives in Gill for the purpose of dismissing the case on narrow standing grounds. [read post]
2 Sep 2007, 11:25 am
As Levinson and Richard Pildes argue, if one wants to guarantee oversight, one has to redesign our institutions to take account of the reality of party systems. [read post]