Election Law and Policy

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Meeting Times

Day Time Location
TUE, THU 9:05 - 10:20 am TNH 3.129

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Paper

Description

This course will explore the roles and rights of individual citizens, organizations, political parties and government entities in the American political system. Course topics will include; the right to vote; the right to political expression; the “one person, one vote” principle and reapportionment; associational rights and political organizing; the roles of political parties, corporations and other organizations; election administration (including voter identification and voting technology); and campaign finance. Whenever appropriate, current political events and policy debates will be used to illustrate the legal principles discussed. No background in politics or political science is required.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Election Law Cases and Materials *
Daniel Lowenstein et al
Carolina Academic Press , edition: 5th
ISBN: 9781611631784
The Voting Wars: From Florida 2000 to the Next Election Meltdown *
Richard Hasen
Yale University Press , edition: 1st
ISBN: 9780300182033

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