“The key is to focus reform efforts on swing states—the battlegrounds where elections are decided—and get them to embrace, via ballot initiatives or legislation, electoral systems that reward only candidates who win a majority of the vote,” Foley writes.
Associate Professor Micah Berman and Assistant Professor Holly Jarman (University of Michigan) collaborated for an online op-ed with The Hill titled, When writing a federal Tobacco 21 law, less is more. “As public health academics, we were initially startled that McConnell, […]
“No one’s yet to see any significant backlash on either side for being either abolitionist or disinclined to support the death penalty,” Berman said.
“To the extent that ISIS still poses a threat, there is much that can be done to counter it,” Quigley writes. “ISIS exploits our own actions in the Middle East to recruit new adherents.”
“Data scandals are occurring on a regular basis, with no end in sight,” Parasidis said.
“There is no limit to how much you can discriminate against a person with a criminal record,” Berman said.
“The record shows that he decided what he wanted to do first, and then came up with a pretext later,” Tokaji said.
Professor Ric Simmons was featured in an article by Vox titled, Does the Mueller report exonerate Trump? I asked 12 legal experts. “After reading the full report, it is much harder to understand why Mueller determined that there was insufficient evidence […]
“It makes so much sense to ship the elderly out,” Berman said. “They are so low-risk and such high-cost that we should just get them home.”
“It’s as if Congress had created a book of a bunch of recipes that the president is allowed to use only if he formally shouts ‘I’m hungry,’ ” Shane said. “He still has to pick out the recipes,” Shane said, “and [the courts] have to decide if the recipe’s being followed.”
Professor Edward Foley appeared on All Sides with Ann Fisher to discuss the history of the electoral college.
“It’s possible the Supreme Court could completely shut the door for Ohio in the Maryland and North Carolina cases,” Tokaji said. “It’s possible the door could be opened and it’s possible that the door could be closed a bit and not shut completely.”