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Does recent Supreme Court ruling suggest the Electoral College is ‘good for nothing’ ?

Does recent Supreme Court ruling suggest the Electoral College is ‘good for nothing’ ?

July 8, 2020

In a Q&A, Jason Harrow ’11, who argued before the Supreme Court in a case involving the electoral college and faithless electors, shares where he believes U.S. electoral reform should go from here.

Lessig, who argued on behalf of ‘faithless electors,’ responds to the Supreme Court’s decision

July 8, 2020
Lessig, who argued on behalf of ‘faithless electors,’ responds to the Supreme Court’s decision

Lawrence Lessig issues a statement on the unanimous Supreme Court ruling that states can require Electoral College voters to back the victor of their state’s popular vote.

Scholars bring wide-ranging expertise and experience

July 1, 2020
Scholars bring wide-ranging expertise and experience

Effective July 1, two faculty members were promoted and a new scholar joined the Harvard Law School faculty.

Kamali appointed professor of law at Harvard Law School

July 1, 2020
Kamali appointed professor of law at Harvard Law School

Elizabeth Papp Kamali ’07, a scholar specializing in medieval legal history, has been promoted to professor of law at Harvard Law School, effective July 1.

Renan appointed professor of law at Harvard Law School

July 1, 2020
Renan appointed professor of law at Harvard Law School

Daphna Renan, a scholar of presidential power and administrative governance, has been promoted to professor of law at Harvard Law School, effective July 1.