Discussion (1L): Litigating the 2020 Election (240R): This discussion seminar will explore legal issues in the 2020 election. We will read the cases or litigation materials as they are filed. The discussion group will also consider the various logistical, administrative, and civil rights issues that jurisdictions are confronting as they attempt to run an election during a pandemic. Students may also participate in the work of the Stanford-MIT Healthy Elections Project (see HealthyElections.Org) which is dedicated to studying and implementing best practices in election administration to deal with the challenges the COVID pandemic poses. This discussion seminar will meet four times during the Fall quarter. Meeting dates and times to be arranged by instructor. Elements used in grading: Attendance and class participation.
2020-2021 AutumnSchedule No Longer Available