Joshua Douglas, JD

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Joshua A. Douglas teaches and researches election law and voting rights, civil procedure, constitutional law, and judicial decision making. 

His most recent legal scholarship focuses on the constitutional right to vote, with an emphasis on state constitutions, as well as the various laws, rules, and judicial decisions impacting election administration.  He has also written extensively on election law procedure.

Professor Douglas has published in top journals, including the Georgetown Law JournalPenn Law Review OnlineVanderbilt Law ReviewWashington University Law ReviewGeorge Washington Law ReviewWilliam & Mary Law ReviewIndiana Law Journal, and the Election Law Journal, among others. His article Procedural Fairness in Election Contests was a winner of the 2011-12 SEALS Call for Papers, and he has been cited extensively in major law review articles and case books in the field.

He is also a co-author of an Election Law case book (Aspen Publishers 2014) and a co-editor of Election Law Stories (Foundation Press 2016), which tells the behind-the-scenes stories of the major cases in the field. In addition, his media commentaries have appeared in the New York TimesCNN, Washington Post, LA Times, USA Today, Reuters, PoliticoThe AtlanticHuffington Post, and Slate, among others, and he has been quoted in major newspapers throughout the country. He appeared live on CNN on Election Day 2016.

Further, he was the founder and initial Chair of the AALS Section on Election Law.

Prior to joining UK, Professor Douglas clerked for the Honorable Edward C. Prado of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and practiced litigation at the law firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld. Professor Douglas earned his J.D. from George Washington University Law School, where he was an articles editor on the GW Law Review.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Juris Doctor, George Washington University

2007

Bachelor of Arts, George Washington University

2002

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