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12 Feb 2021, 7:24 am by Howard Bashman
And at Justia’s Verdict, law professor Vikram David Amar has an essay titled “Why the Biden Administration Was Right Earlier This Week to Change Course in the Obamacare Challenge Pending Before the Court. [read post]
16 Aug 2019, 10:00 am by Paul Caron
Vikram David Amar (Dean, Illinois), Why Challenges to California’s Tax-Return-Disclosure Law Should Fail (Putting Aside Whether They Will) Bloomberg editorial, Trump’s Tax Returns Are Essential Reading Bloomberg Tax, California Presidential Tax Return Suits Could Be Consolidated Bloomberg Tax, Trump Opposes Consolidation of California Tax Return Lawsuits The Hill, NY Files... [read post]
12 May 2016, 11:55 am by Cheryl Nyberg
That is the title of a post on Justia's Verdict site.Written by Vikram David Amar and Greg Miarecki (University of Illinois College of Law), these tips are specific and practical.If you don't have time to read the post, browse this short version of their ten tips:Exhibit a positive, enthusiastic attitude.Don't be afraid to come in early and stay late.Focus on the larger unit or organization.Do and show your best work.Communicate and interact in a manner… [read post]
13 Dec 2018, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
It is impossible to know which of these questions may prove to be the most vexing and contentious, but better that we begin to think about them now, before the substantive agenda of any particular proposed constitutional convention reaches the cusp of creation.Follow @prof_amar Vikram David Amar is the Iwan Foundation Professor of Law and the Dean at the University of Illinois College of Law. [read post]
23 Feb 2021, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
And I’m guessing that young adults understand (or at least intuit) that fact, and that more and more of them appreciate the value of a legal education because of it.Follow @prof_amar Vikram David Amar is the Dean and Iwan Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law on the Urbana-Champaign campus. [read post]
20 Dec 2006, 8:52 am
It's by UC Hastings College of Law Professor Vikram David Amar. [read post]
31 May 2017, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
  As I have written in a number of columns analyzing various aspects of the NPV movement, the essential idea—a version of which was seriously floated by a small number of people including me, my older brother (Akhil Amar), and also (separately) by Professor Robert Bennett over a decade ago—seeks to permit and encourage various states to sign onto an agreement that would require each signatory state to cast its electoral college votes not for the candidate who garners a… [read post]
21 Apr 2016, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
Akhil Amar and I have argued that this congressional statute (which is different from some of its predecessors) is itself unconstitutional, because members of Congress are not “officers” within the meaning of the Constitution’s Succession Clause. [read post]
7 Apr 2016, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
But I do think (and have thought for some time) that it is a question worth examining carefully, as each passing election gives us information about how we might improve American democracy.Follow @prof_amar Vikram David Amar is the Iwan Foundation Professor of Law and the Dean at the University of Illinois College of Law. [read post]
13 Mar 2019, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
(For a full explanation of why the AIRC ruling means direct democracy is permissible in electoral college reform, see my Justia essay written in the wake of the ruling.)Follow @prof_amar Vikram David Amar is the Iwan Foundation Professor of Law and the Dean at the University of Illinois College of Law. [read post]
5 May 2016, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar and Greg Miarecki
Follow @prof_amar Vikram David Amar is the Iwan Foundation Professor of Law and the Dean at the University of Illinois College of Law. [read post]
16 Jul 2015, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
Vikram David Amar is a law professor and the dean designate of the University of Illinois College of Law. [read post]
24 Aug 2017, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
It is often (and rightly) said today that there are many people and forces working to divide America. [read post]
28 Feb 2020, 8:04 am by Christine Corcos
In a 1995 Stanford Law Review article, Professors Akhil Reed and Vikram David Amar argued that the U.S. [read post]
28 Feb 2020, 8:05 am
In a 1995 Stanford Law Review article, Professors Akhil Reed and Vikram David Amar argued that the U.S. [read post]
31 Oct 2019, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
  Indeed, at public universities like the one where I serve as a professor and a law dean, it is somewhat ironic (but clearly true) that, as far as the First Amendment is concerned, students have greater First Amendment freedoms than the professors who are charged with teaching them about the First Amendment.Follow @prof_amar Vikram David Amar is the Dean and Iwan Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law… [read post]
7 Feb 2018, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
This week’s decision by Justice Samuel Alito (who entertains emergency motions from within Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania) to leave undisturbed the congressional districting ruling last month by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court—in League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania v Commonwealth (League of Women Voters)—is a helpful reminder of the importance of state courts and state constitutions in safeguarding American democracy. [read post]
13 Aug 2015, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
What can I say about a university system that I am leaving after twenty-three years as a professor? [read post]
20 Apr 2017, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
When state and local governments create policy discriminating against federal contractors, they are not simply withholding assistance to the feds, but instead are affirmatively trying to make it harder for the feds to find third parties to implement national programs.More generally, I think whether we are talking presidential election reform or federal-state relations, we should always remember that the rules and doctrines we forge must apply equally well regardless of which political party or… [read post]