Undue Deference to States in the 2020 Election Litigation

Joshua A. Douglas

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COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on so much of our lives, including how to run our elections. Yet the federal courts have refused to respond appropriately to the dilemma that many voters faced when trying to participate in the 2020 election. Instead, the courts—particularly the U.S. Supreme Court and the federal appellate courts—invoked a narrow test that unduly defers to state election administration and fails to protect adequately the fundamental right to vote.

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JournalLaw Faculty Scholarly Articles
StatePublished - Jan 1 2021
Externally publishedYes


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