Derek Reinbold  //  4/16/17  //  Topic Update

Justice Gorsuch’s position in voting rights cases at the Supreme Court will be especially consequential given Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s unwillingness to combat restrictive voting laws, argues Tierney Sneed (Talking Points Memo).

  • Jessica Mason Pieklo likewise analyzes Justice Gorsuch’s possible impact on upcoming free speech cases (Rewire).

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

The Republican Party has used a combination of dark money, voter ID laws, and political gerrymandering to tip the political scales in its favor, wrote Ari Berman at Rolling Stone. Several of President Trump's financial backers are profiting off Trump campaign entities, raising campaign finance concerns in the process.

Updates | The Week of December 18, 2017

12/24/17  //  Daily Update

The FEC Commissioner released a statement about a current lawsuit that seeks to enjoin the FEC from revealing the identities of individuals who helped hide the source of a $1.7 million political contribution.

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

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

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School