Category Archives: Election Law

Simon A. Rodell, False Statements v. Free Debate: Is the First Amendment a License to Lie in Elections?

60 Fla. L. Rev. 947 (2008) | | | | TEXT :: Rickert v. Public Disclosure Commission, 168 P.3d 826 (Wash. 2007) The petitioner, Marilou Rickert, ran as a Green Party candidate for a seat in the Washington state senate. … Continue reading

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Jessica Furst, Money and Politics: Will Expenditure Limits Take Candidates out of the Money Race And Put Them Back in the Office?

59 Fla. L. Rev. 873 (2007) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: On March 4, 1897, William McKinley capped a prominent career in public service when he became America’s twenty-fifth President. Perhaps most onlookers attributed the victory to McKinley’s character, … Continue reading

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Sandra Day O’Connor, Remarks on Judicial Independence

58 Fla. L. Rev. 1 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: Dedication of the Lawton Chiles Legal Information Center, University of Florida, Levin College of Law, Friday, September 9, 2005 It is a great pleasure to be here at … Continue reading

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Jessica C. Furst, Election Law: “Three’s a Crowd”: Supreme Court Protection for the Two-Party System

58 Fla. L. Rev. 921 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: Oklahoma’s semiclosed primary law permits a political party to invite voters registered as Independent to vote in that party’s primary election. The Libertarian Party of Oklahoma (LPO) notified … Continue reading

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Stephen A. Siegel, The Conscientious Congressman’s Guide to the Electoral Count Act of 1887

56 Fla. L. Rev. 541 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Electoral vote counting is the oldest activity of the national government and among the oldest questions of constitutional law. It was Congress’s first task when a quorum appeared … Continue reading

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Stephen B. Presser, A Conservative Comment on Professor Crump

56 Fla. L. Rev. 789 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: My assignment was to comment on Professor Crump’s article from a conservative perspective, to complement the response to his article from Dean Dennis Shields, who had been instrumental … Continue reading

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