//  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.


Versus Trump: Legal Challenges, Plus The Post Office Case

11/8/20  //  Commentary

On this week's Versus Trump, Charlie and Jason discuss the (frivolous) legal challenges to come. They are then joined by Public Citizen's Matthew Seligman to learn what happened with all those last-minute ballots, and what might happen in ongoing litigation in the Supreme Court.

Charlie Gerstein

Civil Rights Corps

It's Over. What's Next? Just Recounts, Shenanigans, and Hail Marys

11/6/20  //  Commentary

I catalog the legal attacks to come from the Trump team. None of his strategies have any chance of changing the outcome.

Legal Scholars on the Importance of Counting Every Vote

11/6/20  //  Commentary

We have every confidence in state election officials to finish counting all of our votes as best they know how—and we encourage all of our fellow citizens to wait until they have done so before jumping to conclusions.

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