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Settling the Question of Faithless Electors

Settling the Question of Faithless Electors

by Maria Wood On November 3, 2020, Americans will once again cast their ballots in a presidential election. Those ballots will be cast, not directly for a presidential candidate, but for a slate of electors who will gather as part of the Electoral College to cast...
Vote Locally If You Want to Make a Difference

Vote Locally If You Want to Make a Difference

by Jodi L. Miller In November 2018, voters exercised their right and responsibility to vote in mid-term elections—at least some of them did. Voter participation usually goes down when the election of a president is not at stake. The United States ranks at the bottom...
Is Repealing Citizens United the Answer?

Is Repealing Citizens United the Answer?

by Alice Popovici In the trailer for the documentary “Dark Money,” investigative reporter John Adams draws dollar signs on a diagram to show how money from large corporations is used to influence the outcome of elections. “Corporation funnels money to a dark money...
Court Keeps Pace with the Digital Age & Privacy

Court Keeps Pace with the Digital Age & Privacy

by Phyllis Raybin Emert Privacy is often defined as a person’s right to control his or her personal information. You probably voluntarily spend much of your day on your smart phone, texting, posting pictures, announcing where you are and where you’re going. You may...