Volume 70 (2020-2021)

Volume 70, Number 2 – November 2020

Posted on October 21st, 2020

Articles Reconstructing Racially Polarized Voting Travis Crum PDF Racially polarized voting makes minorities more vulnerable to discriminatory changes in election laws and therefore implicates nearly every voting rights doctrine. In Thornburg v. Gingles , the Supreme Court held that racially polarized voting is a necessary—but not a sufficient—condition for a vote dilution claim under Section Continue Reading »

Volume 70, Number 1 – October 2020

Posted on September 25th, 2020

Articles The Executive’s Privilege Jonathan David Shaub PDF Both the executive branch and Congress claim the final word in oversight disputes. Congress asserts its subpoenas are legally binding. The executive branch claims the final authority to assert executive privilege and, accordingly, to refuse to comply with a subpoena without consequence. These divergent views stem in Continue Reading »