“I just think the political forces facilitating the status quo are still so strong,” Berman said.
Professor Daniel Tokaji appeared on All Sides with Ann Fisher to discuss U.S. Supreme Court arguments regarding the 2020 census.
“It wouldn’t surprise me at all if these judges realize that the main event is before the Supreme Court and have written this ruling with an eye towards influencing the Supreme Court,” Tokaji said.
“That’s more reasonable than it was five years ago, but it’s not establishing law school as a winning proposition,” Merritt said.
“But while the Ohio decision continues the trend that’s developing in the lower courts, Ned Foley, who heads the election law program at Ohio State University, said he’d be surprised if it alone changed any of the justices’ minds,” Bloomberg Law reports.
“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.