Jeffrey Stein  //  12/4/17  //  Topic Update

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill said that some voters have received erroneous messages saying that they are not registered to vote (

Montana Secretary of State Corey Stapleton has retreated from earlier claims of voter fraud during this past May’s special election (Montana Public Radio).

The D.C. Circuit unanimously rejected a challenge to separate federal campaign contribution limits in primary and general elections (D.C. Circuit). 

With a federal consent decree set to expire soon, President Trump may have an opportunity to ramp up voter suppression (Slate).


Updates | The Week of February 19, 2018

2/25/18  //  Daily Update

Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed a new charge against Paul Manafort while Richard Gates pled guilty. Meanwhile, President Trump's proposal to arm teachers drew controversy in Washington.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School

Updates | The Week of February 5, 2018

2/11/18  //  Daily Update

The Nunes memo set off aftershocks; agencies scrambled to implement the Trump Administration's policies to mixed effect; and Congress passes a budget after a brief overnight shutdown.

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ordered all 18 Republican-drawn districts to be redrawn, following a finding that they violate the Constitution. Potential citizenship questions on the 2020 Census could shift the balance of political power towards rural areas and give Republicans a new advantage in drawing electoral boundaries.