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The Democracy Index: Why Our Election System Is Failing and How to Fix It
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix INTRODUCTION Why We Need a Democracy Index 1 CHAPTER 1: The Perverse Politics of Election Reform Why (We Think) Elections Are Run Badly, and What to Do about It 11 CHAPTER 2: TheExpand
Institution for Social and Policy Studies
The Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) facilitates interdisciplinary social science inquiry on important public policy subjects in order to advance research, shape policy, and educateExpand
Boden Lecture: The Real Problem With Citizens United: Campaign Finance, Dark Money, and Shadow Parties
Last weekend, I listened to an esteemed academic describe what he thinks is the problem with Citizens United v. Federal Election Committee (hereafter referred to as Citizens United).2 It was the nearExpand
Uncooperative Federalism
A U T H O R. Yale Law School, J.D., 2007. J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law, Yale Law School. We are grateful to the following people for helpful comments and suggestions: Bruce Ackerman, DapoExpand
Foreword: Federalism All the Way Down
The core divide in federalism centers on sovereignty. The Supreme Court consistently invokes sovereignty, and scholars just as consistently deplores its invocation. But even as scholars regularlyExpand
Stuck! The Law and Economics of Residential Stagnation
America has become a nation of homebodies. Rates of interstate mobility, by most estimates, have been falling for decades. Interstate mobility rates are particularly low and stagnant amongExpand
Second-Order Diversity
Much scholarship focused on democratic design is preoccupied with a single problem: how to treat electoral minorities in a majoritarian system. A term often deployed in those debates, particularlyExpand
Dissenting by Deciding
On a conventional understanding of dissent, dissenters have two choices with regard to governance: act moderately or speak radically. To the extent that would-be dissenters want to govern - to wieldExpand
Federalism 3.0
to the concrete. They don't have to talk about how a policy would work in theory. They can show how it does work in practice. Better yet, it allows advocates of change to build their movement oneExpand