My Library

Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title America votes! : a guide to modern election law and voting rights / Benjamin E. Griffith, editor.

Publication Info. Chicago, Ill. : American Bar Association, Section of State and Local Government Law, [2012]
Location Call No. Status
 Law Classified  KF4886 .A86 2012    AVAILABLE
Edition Second edition.
Description xxxvii, 447 pages ; 26 cm
Type of Content text txt
Type of Media unmediated n
Type of Carrier volume nc
Local Note Law Library keeps latest edition only.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Defining population for purposes of redistricting -- The impact of non-citizens on voting rights issues -- Redrawing the lines : race, democracy, and the 2010 redistricting cycle -- Legislative redistricting : new challenges -- Practical suggestions for local government attorneys facing redistricting -- Novel (and not-so-novel) alternatives to legislative redistricting -- Bringing transparency and citizen participation to the redistricting process : lessons learned and how we can prepare for 2020 -- Protecting language-minority voting rights and implementation of section 203 after 2010 -- The new guidelines for section 5 implementation -- Redistricting woes after the 2010 census : statistical estimates, inclusion of college students and prisoners, and "safe" districts -- Non-district vote dilution remedies under the voting rights act -- The California Voting Rights Act -- The voter registration gap : why it exists and how to narrow it -- The National Voter Registration Act -- Significant ballot access issues -- Electoral college reform at the state level -- Voting technology and the quest for trustworthy elections.
Subject Election law -- United States.
Elections -- United States.
Added Author Griffith, Benjamin E.
American Bar Association. Section of State and Local Government Law.
ISBN 9781614385264 print alkaline paper
1614385262 print alkaline paper