Fordham Law

Election Law and the Presidency | Professor Goldfeder

We will address the basic issues of Election Law, including the two-party system as the foundation of American politics; the constitutional rights of political parties and their members; the rights of minor parties and independent bodies; ballot access issues; voting rights; voter suppression; and campaign finance. We will also look at salient issues relating to the nomination and election of the President, including the electoral college, several important presidential elections, impeachment and succession.
A paper will be required, which will count for 75% of the grade participation will count for 25%.
Credits: 2

Type: LEC