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Joshua A Douglas

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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The University of Kentucky Election Law Society and election law expert Josh Douglas will provide live analyses on legal issues surrounding the Kentucky general election

November 2, 2015

By: Whitney Harder

The University of Kentucky Election Law Society and election law expert Josh Douglas will provide live analyses on legal issues surrounding the Kentucky general election Tuesday, Nov. 3, on their blog at http://www.uky.edu/electionlaw/.

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October 6, 2015

By: Katy Bennett, Rebecca Stratton, and Weston Loyd

The University of Kentucky Student Government Association (UKSGA) is hosting a state election forum for candidates for state treasurer, secretary of state, auditor and agriculture commissioner at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, at the Singletary Center for the Arts.

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For those who attended the Kentucky Bar Association’s 2015 Annual Convention you probably saw some familiar faces. Several professors from UK Law presented at the convention and shared their expertise with fellow lawyers. The professors involved and presentations given include:

Allison Connelly: Accommodating Transgender Students in Public Schools; Ferguson, Race and the Law

Josh Douglas: Securing the Right to Vote: The 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Current Developments in Election Law

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Members of the Election Law Society and Professor Josh Douglas spent approximately eight hours on November 4, 2014 covering potential legal issues arising during the tabulation of the election results and posting stories in real time regarding these issues on their analysis blog.

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Professor Jennifer Bird-Pollan was promoted to Associate Professor and granted tenure. She joined the College of Law faculty in 2010, teaching Federal Income Tax, Estate & Gift tax, International Tax, Partnership Tax, Corporate Tax, and a Seminar in Tax Policy. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was the articles editor for the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, and her B.A. in Philosophy and French from Penn State University. Bird-Pollan also earned an M.A. in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University, where she is completing her Ph.D.

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