//  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: Vs. The Inaugural Committee, Plus Bolton Update

1/30/20  //  Commentary

On this week’s Versus Trump, Charlie and Jason look at a new lawsuit by D.C. claiming that Trump's inaugural committee overpaid for space at the Trump Hotel and thus "wasted" at least $1 million in charitable funds. Spoiler alert: the lawsuit seems convincing. Listen now!

Charlie Gerstein

Civil Rights Corps

Versus Trump: Who Are Presidential Electors?

1/25/20  //  In-Depth Analysis

On this week’s Versus Trump, Charlie and Easha take a deep dive into two recently granted Supreme Court cases that go to the heart of the systems that we use to elect the President. The discussion takes us deep into questions of political accountability, free choice, and constitutional history. A classic Versus Trump cat's-away-mice-will-play episode chock full of fun analysis of, among other things, Jason's work. Listen now! (I mean right now.)

Charlie Gerstein

Civil Rights Corps

Easha Anand

San Francisco

Versus Trump: Trump vs. The Equal Rights Amendment

1/16/20  //  In-Depth Analysis

On this week’s Versus Trump, Jason, Easha, and Charlie discuss the Trump Administration's new legal opinion regarding the legal status of the Equal Rights Amendment, also known as the ERA. They consider what will happen now that Virginia has become the 38th state to ratify the ERA since 1972. Is it too late, or can Congress do anything to add this amendment to the Constitution? Listen now!

Easha Anand

San Francisco

Charlie Gerstein

Civil Rights Corps