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How Much is Enough? The "Ballot Order Effect" and the use of Social Science Research in Election Law Disputes
Previous empirical research and other related research from survey methodology holds that candidates listed first on an election ballot may gain some measure of advantage from this ballot placement.Expand
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End of the Dialogue? Political Polarization, the Supreme Court, and Congress
This Article considers the likely effects of continued political polarization on the relative power of Congress and the Supreme Court. Polarization already is leading to an increase the power of theExpand
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Voting Without Law
This article examines the plausibility and implications of a norm-based explanation for voting. Part I reviews rational choice models for voting, contrasts the rational choice models with the socialExpand
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The voting wars : from Florida 2000 to the next election meltdown
In terms of the administration of elections, the 2000 presidential race was a watershed event. The dispute over the vote count in Florida, ultimately decided along with the presidency by the U.S.Expand
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A Critical Guide to Bush V. Gore Scholarship
This article evaluates the emerging legal and political science scholarship created in the wake of the United States Supreme Court's decision in Bush v. Gore, the case that ended the 2000 FloridaExpand
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Lobbying, Rent Seeking, and the Constitution
Politicians across the political spectrum, from Barack Obama to Sarah Palin and Rand Paul, routinely castigate lobbyists for engaging in supposedly corrupt activities or having unequal access toExpand
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Citizens United and the Illusion of Coherence
The self-congratulatory tone of the majority and concurring opinions in last term’s controversial Supreme Court blockbuster, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, extended beyond theExpand
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A Constitutional Right to Lie in Campaigns and Elections
For many years, courts have divided on the constitutionality of laws regulating false campaign speech, with some courts upholding some false campaign speech laws and other courts striking them down.Expand
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Beyond the Margin of Litigation: Reforming U.S. Election Administration to Avoid Electoral Meltdown
In the 2004 presidential election, the United States came much closer to electoral meltdown, violence in the streets, and constitutional crisis than most people realize. Less than a 2% swing amongExpand
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The efficient duty to rescue
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