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23 Aug 2021, 9:01 pm by Aaron Edlin and Erwin Chemerinsky
As such, the procedures used for the election deprive voters who favor Newsom of equal protection by violating a central principle of democracy—the one-person, one-vote principle, articulated by the Supreme Court under Warren.Vikram David Amar and Evan Caminker disagree. [read post]
15 Aug 2021, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar and Evan Caminker
(Indeed, in Amar’s last column he discussed precisely that topic, in the context of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s frivolous recent litigative attempt to undo the lifetime ban on state officeholding imposed on him by the Illinois Senate after his impeachment process over a decade ago.)Consider another perfectly permissible device that functionally denies voters the opportunity to elect whomever they might want: term limits. [read post]
3 Feb 2020, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar and Evan Caminker
No, it isn’t law professor Alan Dershowitz’s claim that “abuses of power” that are neither formal crimes nor “crime-like” can never constitute impeachable high crimes and misdemeanors. [read post]
29 Aug 2021, 9:00 pm by Vikram David Amar and Evan Caminker
But they reject our characterization of the recall mechanism as involving two decisions: “[Amar and Caminker] want to treat each question on the ballot as a separate election and don’t want to compare the votes between the two questions on the ballots. [read post]
9 Sep 2021, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
Relatedly, even though the specifics of a reform package need to be worked out, legislative leaders in California should proclaim publicly on Monday of next week, before anyone knows the fate of Gavin Newsom or his would-be successors, that a significant set of reforms will be forthcoming, so as to minimize the perception that reformers want to make changes only if their candidate loses under the current rules.Follow @prof_amar Vikram David… [read post]
This second installment in our series on the upcoming legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in California v. [read post]
11 Feb 2021, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
As I and two colleagues (Jason Mazzone and Evan Caminker) explained in a series of columns (the last of which—that in turn links back to earlier parts—is here), the challenge to Obamacare in California v. [read post]
10 Dec 2015, 9:01 pm by Vikram David 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 Aug 2018, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
Board of Education) involve overruling past cases that were wrongly decided.Moreover, as my elder brother, Yale Law Professor Akhil Amar, and I argued many years ago when tackling this question, I think this “special justifications” approach wrongly submerges the meaning of the Constitution itself and improperly elevates the importance of the justices’ decisions. [read post]
8 May 2014, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
As Professor Evan Caminker and I have suggested in academic writings, the argument (whether one finds it convincing or not) would be that elimination of affirmative action programs today does not as clearly disadvantage racial minorities as did the Seattle initiative. [read post]
9 Nov 2020, 9:01 pm by Michael C. Dorf
Accordingly, we can separate the plausible scenarios from the hot air.The Challenge Is PreposterousRegular Verdict readers will have learned from an outstanding four-part series by Vikram Amar, Evan Caminker, and Jason Mazzone that the challenge to the ACA the Court hears today rests on a truly preposterous chain of reasoning.In 2010, Congress enacted the ACA, a complex law with some interrelated and many unrelated parts. [read post]