Problems in the Democratic Process: Election Law (LAW-707C-001)
Seminar: Advanced Constitutional Law_ Problems In The Electoral Processes
This seminar will deal primarily with current constitutional, statutory and other problems related to how we conduct elections. It will deal with such matters as the constitutional structure of our electoral process, focusing on current controversies about race, the Voting Rights Act, voter IDs, gerrymandering, voter registration,early voting, voting and wealth and campaign finance, etc.. We will use the casebook below but we will also consider current cases being decided today. There is no exam, but a term paper is required. Registration is limited to 15 students.
Textbooks and Other Materials
The Law of Democracy, Issacharoff, Foundation Press, 5th Edition, ISBN: 9781628102253.
First Class Readings
Not available at this time.