Disfavored Candidates and the Democracy Canon
Derek T. Muller
Pepperdine University - School of Law
July 1, 2013
Florida Law Review Forum, Vol. 65, No. 1, 2013
Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013/13
This brief response to Chad Flanders's article, "Election Law Behind the Veil of Ignorance," addresses Professor Flanders's clarification of the Democracy Canon, particularly the distinction between "popular democracy" and "legislative democracy," and highlights the utility of his approach in statutes that address candidates seeking office.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 4
Keywords: Democracy Canon, popular democracy, legislative democracy, candidate-voter distinction, candidate eligibilityAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: July 5, 2013 ; Last revised: July 18, 2013
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