Election Law: Cases and Materials / Edition 5

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The new streamlined and student-friendly Fifth Edition of Election Law: Cases and Materials fully covers developments in election law in the 2012 election season including; extensive coverage of Citizens United, super PACs, and other campaign finance developments; emerging issues in voting rights and redistricting, including coverage of the Texas redistricting and voter identification cases; and new coverage of issues in judicial elections. It will continue to include perspectives from law and political science, and is appropriate in both law and political science courses. The extensive campaign finance coverage makes the book appropriate for a campaign finance seminar as well. For the first time, an electronic version of the casebook will be available as well.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781611631784
  • Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/2012
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1012
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Daniel Hays Lowenstein is a Professor of Law Emeritus at UCLA School of Law. Richard Hasen is a Professor of the UC Irvine School of Law.

Daniel Tokaji is a Professor of Law at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and the Associate Director of Election Law at Moritz.

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the Second Edition
Introduction to the First Edition
Copyright Acknowledgments
Ch. 1 Introductory Readings 1
Ch. 2 The Right to Vote and Its Exercise 25
Ch. 3 Election Administration: The Case of Florida 2000 65
Ch. 4 Voting and Representation 105
Ch. 5 Legislative Districting 163
Ch. 6 Minority Vote Dilution 201
Ch. 7 Racial Gerrymandering 283
Ch. 8 Ballot Propositions 355
Ch. 9 Major Political Parties 429
Ch. 10 Third Parties and Independent Candidates 521
Ch. 11 Campaigns 569
Ch. 12 Incumbency 593
Ch. 13 Bribery 651
Ch. 14 Introductory Readings on Campaign Finance 705
Ch. 15 Contribution and Expenditure Limits, Round 1 747
Ch. 16 Money and Ballot Propositions 783
Ch. 17 Targeted Regulations 819
Ch. 18 Parties, Soft Money, and Issue Advocacy 881
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