//  12/3/18  //  Latest Developments

In collaboration with Election Law BlogTake Care has presented a series of posts offering thoughts on legislation to reform the U.S. electoral process. Here are the contributions:

Reforming Elections Through Legislation

Joshua Matz | 11/14/18

We are pleased to announce a mini-symposium in collaboration with the Election Law Blog

The Validity of Stopping Voter Suppression

Nick Stephanopoulos | 11/14/18 

Now that Democrats have taken the House, it’s time to start thinking about stopping voter suppression through legislation—via laws instead of lawsuits

The House Should Pass an Effects-Test Bail-in Provision

Travis Crum | 11/15/18

Congress should revise Section 3 of the Voting Rights Act to expand the circumstances in which courts can impose preclearance requirements

Shifting the Burden and Striking a Balance

Lisa Manheim | 11/16/18  

It's no easy task to design effective voting rights legislation that can withstand Supreme Court review

How Congress Can Use Its Constitutional Powers to Guarantee Voting Rights for All

David Gans | 11/19/18  

The Constitution explicitly gives Congress sweeping powers to protect the right to vote

New Directions For Election-Law Reform

Rick Pildes | 11/19/18  

It's time to consider some unfamiliar suggestions for election reform

A Grand Election Bargain That Everyone Should Support

Dan Tokaji | 11/20/18 

Congress should reform voter registration while imposing reasonable voter identification requirements in federal elections

Four Priorities for H.R. 1

Campaign Legal Center | 11/21/18  

Here are the highest priorities for legislative reform on campaign finance, voting rights, redistricting, and ethics

Performance Standards and Design Standards in New Election Legislation

Justin Levitt | 11/27/18 

Congress might learn a lesson from the structure of the Voting Rights Act, even beyond its substance.


The Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019

3/1/19  //  Commentary

With the introduction of the new VRAA, the House is undertaking the long overdue task of responding to Shelby County.

Travis Crum

University of Chicago

Laws Aimed at Silencing Political Boycotts of Israel Are Categorically Different Than Public Accommodations Laws

2/21/19  //  Commentary

Some argue that both anti-BDS and public accommodations laws protect against discrimination, and so the First Amendment should treat them the same. But the laws are nothing alike.

Amanda Shanor

The Wharton School

A Lone Star Bail-in?

2/14/19  //  Commentary

Key takeaways from the briefs in the ongoing litigation to "bail-in" Texas under Section 3(c) of the Voting Rights Act

Travis Crum

University of Chicago