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Joshua A Douglas

November 22, 2016

Leading up to the 2016 Presidential Election, Joshua A. Douglas, Robert G. Lawson & William H. Fortune Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, worked tirelessly to inform people across the nation about election issues through opinion pieces and media commentary.

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November 16, 2016

Members of the Election Law Society at the University of Kentucky College of Law spent election night providing live analyses regarding significant election law issues in Kentucky and across the nation through their Election Analysis Blog. The blog received traffic from 40 of the 50 states and attracted visitors from 11 other countries including Ireland, Russia, and South Korea.

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October 31, 2016

As citizens await the results of one of the most historic, interesting, and contentious presidential elections in American history, members of the Election Law Society at the University of Kentucky College of Law will provide live analyses regarding significant election law issues in Kentucky and across the nation through their blog at www.uky.edu/electionlaw.

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October 25, 2016

Joshua A. Douglas, Robert G. Lawson & William H. Fortune Associate Professor of Law at University of Kentucky College of Law, recently authored an opinion piece, "The good news on voting and democracy," published in USA Today on October 23.

To read the op-ed, visit http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2016/10/23/elections-voting-law-counties-states-column/92372896/.

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October 13, 2016
By: Research

This podcast features Joshua A. Douglas, the Robert G. Lawson & William H. Fortune Associate Professor of Law at the UK College of Law. He talks about his research and his new book “Election Law Stories.”

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April 21, 2016

Joshua A. Douglas, the Robert G. Lawson & William H. Fortune Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, along with co-author Eugene D. Mazo, has published a new book, "Election Law Stories." The 593-page book offers a deep-dive into the most significant cases in election law across the nation, including the landmark decisions of Reynolds v. Sims, Bush v. Gore, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, and Shelby County v. Holder.

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April 8, 2016

University of Kentucky College of Law Professor Joshua Douglas recently authored an opinion piece, "What if eight justices must decide election?" published in The Courier-Journal on March 31.

To read the op-ed, visit http://www.courier-journal.com/story/opinion/2016/03/30/what-if-eight-justices-must-decide-election/82429970/.

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March 30, 2016

The light of election law shined on Kentucky last Friday, March 25, as the Kentucky Law Journal (KLJ) and the University of Kentucky College of Law co-hosted an all-day symposium that brought powerhouse speakers from across the nation to the College of Law Courtroom. Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes kicked off the event titled, An Elective Perspective: Judicial Regulation of Politics in an Election Year, with the delivery of the keynote address.

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In the wake of Election Day last Tuesday and joining the national conversation on voting rights, University of Kentucky College of Law Professor Joshua Douglas authored an opinion piece, "Will State Courts Fill a Void on Voting Rights?" published in The Atlantic on Nov. 5.

November 9, 2015

By: Whitney Harder

In the wake of Election Day last Tuesday and joining the national conversation on voting rights, University of Kentucky College of Law Professor Joshua Douglas authored an opinion piece, "Will State Courts Fill a Void on Voting Rights?" published in The Atlantic on Nov. 5.

To read the op-ed, visit http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/11/will-state-courts-fill-a-void-on-voter-rights/413932/.   

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Members of the UK College of Law Election Law Society and Professor Josh Douglas spent Election Day, November 3, 2015, monitoring Kentucky’s election results and responding to potential legal issues raised by the media and general public.

November 4, 2015

Members of the UK College of Law Election Law Society and Professor Josh Douglas spent Election Day, November 3, 2015, monitoring Kentucky’s election results and responding to potential legal issues raised by the media and general public. The group also posted stories in real time regarding these issues on their analysis blog.

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