electoral reform during the progressive era

1473 results for electoral reform during the progressive era

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  • 448 U.S. 448 (1980), 78-1007, Fullilove v. Klutznick

    ...23 When the amendment was put forward during debate on H.R. 11, 24 Representative Mitchell ... in the field of policy, has been its progressive closing of the avenues to peaceful and democratic ... the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976, 90 Stat. 149, 49 U.S.D. § 1657a, ... discriminatory denial of access to the electoral process, and became effective in specific States ...

  • Legislative gridlock and nonpartisan staff.

    ... of their influence over both the electoral process and legislative governance. To address ... of the nation's divided government during the just-completed 112th Congress ... two periods: towards the end of the Progressive Era (1914-1926) and the early 1970s. . A. ...Margolis, House Out of Order: Committee Reform in the Modern House of Representatives, 11 J.L. & ...

  • Forgetting Jefferson: the long decline of the decentralist political tradition.

    ... a "path ultimately not taken by the Progressive Era and the New Deal." . One is William Jennings ...During his Senate years, from 1906 to 1925, he fought ...In An Encore for Reform: The Old Progressives and the New Deal (1967), ...After Goldwater's 1964 electoral cataclysm, though, Taylor can find precious ...

  • Whose Realism?

    ... and gradual (if halting) attempts at reform. But just as Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin ... worship freely there--and for its progressive treatment of women. The latter is something ... since British support for the Confederacy during the Civil War. And, despite being overwhelmingly ... American "interference" in his own electoral process. . None of this deters Abrams. His policy ...

  • Unfinished business: reflections on Canada's economic transformation and the work ahead.

    ... a set of transformative fiscal-policy reforms implemented throughout the 1990s, dubbed Canada's ... of this article recounts gains made during Canada's redemptive decade, identifying the year ... fate of the country's scandal-plagued Progressive Conservative government, which was left with only ...The left-leaning NDP won a surprising electoral majority in the spring of 2015, taking advantage ...

  • 834 F.3d 620 (6th Cir. 2016), 16-3561, Ohio Democratic Party v. Husted

    The Ohio election regulation at issue, Senate Bill 238, amends Ohio Revised Code section 3509.01, to allow early in-person voting for 29 days before Election Day. The law previously allowed 35 days for early voting, including six days during which a person could both register and vote. In one of many pending challenges to the state’s election laws, the district court found the provision invalid....

    ... during Golden Week in both 2008 and 2012 and are likely ... component of Ohio’s progressive voting system, and. considering the many ... that a state’s “ electoral system cannot inspire. public confidence if ... See Moore v. Detroit Sch. Reform Bd., 293. F.3d 352, 363 (6th Cir. 2002). As ...

  • Pillars of Justice: Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition.

    ...During that "thrilling" year, (28) Fiss watched the ... Nino worked to bring it and constitutional reform to countless other countries. (134) Fiss loved ... achieving change, like involvement in electoral politics and grassroots mobilization? (223) In ...) The faculty defined itself by its progressive politics, legal thought, and approach to ...

  • Breaking Big Money's Grip on America.

    ... violence, homeland security, immigration reform, Social Security, and income inequality. Whether ... a conservative, moderate, liberal, or progressive, your participation is vital for building this ... lobbying more closely, eliminate the Electoral College so that the President must win the ...

  • One nation under God: was the rise of the religious right a reaction to the new deal?

    ...Roosevelt's progressive policies endeared him to many in the working ... the humanitarian mission of FDR's reforms. . Disgruntled businessmen identified a solution ..., Eisenhower secured a landslide electoral victory. After winning the presidency, he ...

  • DREAMS OF DICTATORSHIP AND THE NIGHTMARE OF BRAZIL'S JAIR BOLSONARO.

    ...During this time, he displayed the personal thuggery and ... by Eduardo Bolsonaro with his father's electoral victory. The Washington Post called Carvalho "the ... campaigners, and those working for justice reform." . The book's title was inspired by the protest ... we live in a multipolar world where progressive forces should work together in genuine alliances ...

  • Religion and politics: how much mixing do Americans want?

    ...Progressive houses of worship spoke out against Jim Crow laws ... leaders address issues like immigration reform, gun control, and so forth. On the conservative ... matters" to mean the business of electoral politics-getting someone elected to office or ... in favor of one candidate over another" during elections. Thirty-two percent backed the idea, ...

  • Trauma advocacy, veteran politics, and the Croatian therapeutic state.

    ...During the annual celebrations in 2011, the then Prime ... significant material transformation by reforming the subjectivity of populations, that is, a form ... government drew its core legitimacy and electoral support. Military reductions were significant ... civic values and is antithetical to progressive democratic national forces and interests. . For ...

  • Class cluelessness and the new populism.

    ..." tend to adopt an ideology of "progressive individualism"--which "places a high value on ... party is currently winning the internal electoral battle against the plutocratic establishment, but ... and the possibility of effective policy reform; its demographic majority-minority transition is ...

  • Property rights, state police powers, and the takings clause: the evolution toward dysfunctional land-use management.

    ...(12) During the debates at the Constitutional Convention, for ... party than to the demands of the Progressive forces that had been influential earlier in the ... twentieth century that prompted social reformers and urban planners to push for lower density ...Clingermayer, Electoral Representation, Zoning Politics, and the ...

  • Examining the Case for Socialized Law: Equal Justice: Fair Legal Systems in an Unfair World.

    ...(9) . The reforms Wilmot-Smith proposes--familiar in the ... writes in a venerable tradition of progressive legal intellectuals. Starting in the 1920s, ... unrest looms in the streets or as an electoral issue, the resentment spawned by inequality ... policy seriously and frequently considered during the Democratic primary debates."). . (3.) ...

  • 768 F.3d 744 (7th Cir. 2014), 14-2058, Frank v. Walker

    ...Commission on Federal Election Reform, Building Confidence in U.S. Elections 18 ... happened to voter turnout in Wisconsin during the February 2012 primary, when Act 23 was ... promotes public confidence in the electoral system is a " legislative fact" --a proposition ... disease (pneumoconiosis) is either a progressive disease, like asbestosis, or it is not. Nothing ...

  • PRESIDENTIAL CONSTITUTIONALISM AND MARRIAGE EQUALITY.

    ... for further deliberation and, possibly, reform. (17) . Senator Obama's view was that the most ...On the AMERICAblog, an influential progressive blog established in 2004, John Aravosis objected ...During the Defense Department's Working Group ... would not be enough to prevail in the Electoral College. The President needed to win states like ...

  • How to make conservatism great again: to save their party from Trumpism, republicans need to once again take on monopolists.

    ..."Reformish conservatives," the Washington Monthly called ... sensibly challenges liberals and progressives when they fall into dogmatism and groupthink as, ... was no general increase in concentration during his time in office. The number of mergers taking ... tech giants that underwrite Democratic electoral campaigns and benefit mightily from monopoly ...

  • 462 F.3d 161 (2nd Cir. 2006), 06-0635, Lopez Torres v. New York State Bd. of Elections

    ...NEW YORK STATE'S ELECTORAL SCHEME .............. 171. A. The Primary ... Legislature, buoyed by a wave of progressive politics, provided for nominations by primary ... 2 During the first phase, the State holds a primary ... Michael Pesce, came out of a so-called "reform" political club. He never asserted that they ...

  • Subconstitution al checks.

    ... are not carte blanche criminal justice reform. Subconstitutional checks are not an effort ...(36) During that time, new constitutional protections--or ... is little guidance from the top or electoral accountability, and advisory manuals are either ...-federal-report-7785696; Mike Lillis, Progressive Rips DHS for Tasking Prison Company with ...

  • THE AMORPHOUS STUDENT-UNIVERSITY CONTRACT: ORIGINS, DEVELOPMENT, AND THE NEED FOR STATE OVERSIGHT.

    ...CHANGING CIRCUMSTANCES & CALL FOR REFORM 231 III. AN ALTERNATIVE PROPOSAL IN ...During those four years, you are bound by the rules I ... and dissenters" who "can wield more electoral power at the local level than they do at the ... state oversight can add a progressive bent to federalist structures. Further, promoting ...

  • Justice Brennan: Liberal Champion.

    ...During the 1980s, when the Court's approval rating was ... job of a judge is to apply the law." (26) Reform of our broken appointment process should be a ... remains a hero to two generations of progressive lawyers, including Presidents Bill Clinton and ... as fundamental: the justiciability of electoral redistricting questions (29) which paved the way ...

  • Presidents Adams and Jefferson, with a few others, discuss health reform with a disabled lawyer.

    ... for its encapsulation of a new progressive federalism, in which power for issues that ... seats within both chambers of Congress during the 2012 election, it must continuously ...The issue of the cost of the electoral process is also worthy of discussion, but will ...

  • Is There a Deep State?

    ... to the open opposition to him from many during the campaign. Nor has he been able to recruit ...The reorganization and reform of the IC mandated by the Intelligence Reform and ..., Hillary Clinton, though he won the Electoral College clearly enough, and 96 percent of the ..., sometimes reactionary and sometimes progressive, have often acted as kingmakers in Latin America, ...

  • CONGRESS IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE STATE.

    ... responsible for over one hundred deaths during the previous several years. (2) Concerned about ... two related trends: the rise of the Progressive movement and the growing popularity of ... congressional rules, enacted in bursts of reform-minded legislative activity during the 1940s and ...-that, while hearings may serve members' electoral needs, they do not affect policy outcomes. This ...