Nathaniel Persily

Columbia Law School

Professor of Law

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Profiling Originalism

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 111, No. 2, p. 356, 2011, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 10-232
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 14 May 2011
Jamal Greene, Stephen Ansolabehere and Nathaniel Persily
Columbia University - Law School, Harvard University - Department of Government and Columbia Law School
Downloads 641 (28,371)
Citation 1

Abstract:

originalism, popular constitutionalism, abortion, Roe, living constitutionalism, public opinion, original intent, original meaning

2.

Race, Region, and Vote Choice in the 2008 Election: Implications for the Future of the Voting Rights Act

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 123, 2010, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 09-211, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-1
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2011
Stephen Ansolabehere, Nathaniel Persily and Charles Stewart III
Harvard University - Department of Government, Columbia Law School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 497 (41,590)
Citation 2

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3.

Vote Fraud in the Eye of the Beholder: The Role of Public Opinion in the Challenge to Voter Identification Requirements

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 08-170
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2008
Stephen Ansolabehere and Nathaniel Persily
Harvard University - Department of Government and Columbia Law School
Downloads 456 (38,764)
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4.

The Law of the Census: How to Count, What to Count, Whom to Count, and Where to Count Them

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 3, 2011, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 10-258
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Dec 2010
Nathaniel Persily
Columbia Law School
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5.

Perceptions of Corruption and Campaign Finance: When Public Opinion Determines Constitutional Law

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper 04-22; U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper 53
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Sep 2004
Nathaniel Persily and Kelli Lammie
Columbia Law School and University of Pennsylvania - Annenberg School for Communication
Downloads 287 (81,465)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Campaign Finance, Election Law

6.

In Defense of Foxes Guarding Henhouses: The Case for Judicial Acquiescence to Incumbent-Protecting Gerrymanders

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Nov 2002
Nathaniel Persily
Columbia Law School
Downloads 181 (115,011)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Elections, Democracy, Redistricting, Representation, Politics

7.

Regulating Democracy Through Democracy: The Use of Direct Legislation in Election Law Reform

U of Penn. Law School, Public Law Working Paper 63
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Mar 2005
Nathaniel Persily and Melissa Anderson
Columbia Law School and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 171 (140,589)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Election Law, Campaign Finance, Term Limits

8.

When Judges Carve Democracies: A Primer on Court-Drawn Redistricting Plans

U of Penn. Law School, Public Law Working Paper 66
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Mar 2005
Nathaniel Persily
Columbia Law School
Downloads 144 (160,662)

Abstract:

Redistricting

9.

Partisanship, Public Opinion, and Redistricting

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2010
Nathaniel Persily
Columbia Law School
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10.

Fig Leaves and Tea Leaves in the Supreme Court's Recent Election Law Decisions

Supreme Court Review, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 09-200
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Nathaniel Persily
Columbia Law School
Downloads 138 (168,193)
Citation 1

Abstract:

election law, redistricting, voting rights, campaign finance

11.

Defacing Democracy?: The Changing Nature and Rising Importance of As-Applied Challenges in the Supreme Court's Recent Election Law Decisions

Minnesota Law Review, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 09-204
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2009
Nathaniel Persily and Jennifer S. Rosenberg
Columbia Law School and New York University (NYU) - Brennan Center for Justice
Downloads 107 (187,020)
Citation 1

Abstract:

election law, facial challenge, as-applied challenge

12.

The Place of Competition in American Election Law, in the Marketplace of Democracy

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 06-23
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jul 2006
Nathaniel Persily
Columbia Law School
Downloads 99 (208,497)

Abstract:

Competition, Election Law, Constitutional Law, Law and Society, Politics

13.

Measuring Election System Performance

New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, Vol. 13, No. 3, 2010, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 10-260
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Dec 2010
Stephen Ansolabehere and Nathaniel Persily
Harvard University - Department of Government and Columbia Law School
Downloads 60 (274,094)

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14.

‘Celebrating’ the Tenth Anniversary of the 2000 Election Controversy: What the World Can Learn from the Recent History of Election Dysfunction in the United States

Indiana Law Review, Vol. 44, 2010, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 10-257
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Dec 2010
Nathaniel Persily
Columbia Law School
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15.

The Promise and Pitfalls of the New Voting Rights Act

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 07-149
Posted: 30 May 2007
Nathaniel Persily
Columbia Law School

Abstract:

voting, voting rights, redistricting, voting rights act

16.

The Complicated Impact of One Person, One Vote on Political Competition and Representation

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 80, 2002
Posted: 17 Jul 2002
Nathaniel Persily, Thad Kousser and Patrick Egan
Columbia Law School, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science and University of California, Berkeley - Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science

Abstract:

one person, one vote, legislative redistricting, electoral competition, legislative representation, control of state legislatures, reapportionment